Leadership Profiles

‘Officers eat last in the mess hall’

January 10, 2017
“You have to earn the privilege to lead.”

How to find their motivations

December 12, 2016
The mistake many leaders make is they ask people directly, “What do you want?”

Do you know Alibaba? You should

December 7, 2016
Jack Ma has built Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce company, into a global giant. But he’s hardly surprised.

A life loved to the extreme

November 25, 2016
Some leaders have so much to their lives that it’s hard to capture. Such is the case with David William Beautiful Bald Eagle.

Ronda Rousey’s early lesson

November 14, 2016

Does mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey agree with Sports Illustrated’s title “the world’s most dominant athlete”?

Learn to suffocate your instincts

November 4, 2016
“You have to be clear as a leader what your expectations are and how you will hold people accountable.”

The lonely road of Apple CEO Tim Cook

October 26, 2016
More than five years after the death of Steve Jobs, Tim Cook has come into his own as CEO of one of the world’s most visible and valuable companies.

A fierce warrior against illness

September 20, 2016
Mary Lasker (1900-1994), was one of the first true champions of medical research. In her words, “Without money, both private and public money, nothing gets done.”

Keep it open

August 23, 2016
Matteo Renzi, prime minister of Italy since 2014, is brash, charismatic and often described in the media as Machiavellian.

From UPS driver to president

August 21, 2016
“Whether they want to admit it or not, leaders generally only do one or two things really well. The best leaders surround themselves with great people to do the rest and get out of their way.”