Leadership Profiles

Tales of a cocky CEO’s ups and downs

May 26, 2016
Sean Rad typifies the young, impatient, cocky CEO. The 29-year-old co-founded Tinder, the fast-growing dating app, in 2012.

CEO’s Twitter addiction is a good thing

May 19, 2016
Many CEOs strive to stay close to their customers. But John Legere can’t help it.

A snapshot of CEO traits

May 12, 2016
Research on top CEO’s has grown in the last 35 years. A baker’s dozen of studies reveals some interesting tidbits.

Grit drives Spieth to remain on top

May 11, 2016
Golfer Jordan Spieth hates to lose more than he loves to win, and it’s working out.

Leading from behind Churchill

May 11, 2016
Does the partner to a successful leader count as a leader?

A comic genius spawns more stars

April 25, 2016
In 16 years at the Daily Show, Jon Stewart helped launch the careers of many comedians.

2 stars clash, but everyone wins

April 21, 2016
Bringing a team closer together often means finding ways to make everyone get along. But sometimes, a leader en­­courages certain people not to get along.

Don’t let critics send you off course

April 20, 2016
Former Hartford CEO trusted his instincts to turn company around.

Lessons from the king of baseball cards

April 18, 2016
Topps executive left a lasting legacy on American youngsters.

Maintain steady presence amid crisis

April 12, 2016
Over 30 years, Richard Lindenmuth has swooped into troubled organizations as an interim CEO. Trained to produce quick turnarounds, he has a successful track record of reviving companies such as ITT and Styrotek.