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February, 2014


Three Leadership Lessons from Sochi: Practice, Practice, Practice

Today’s Tuesday Readng, “Three Leadership Lessons from Sochi:  Practice, Practice, Practice,” appeared in the strategy+business blog.  It comes from the pen of Eric J. McNulty, director of research at the National Preparedness Leadership Institute. No one excels without lots of practice.  Most athletes at the 2014 Olympics have been practicing hours almost every day for […]

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust

The Tuesday Reading for this week is “The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust,”  as essay by Jim Dougherty.  Dougherty is a veteran software CEO and entrepreneur and now is a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.  In the essay, he relates some of his experiences as CEO of Intralinks, an internet […]

6 Management Lessons From Visionary Leaders

Today’s Tuesday Reading, “6 Management Lessons from Visionary Women Leaders,” is from the pen of Lydia Dishman, a business journalist covering innovation, entrepreneurship and style, and appeared recently in FastCompany. Dishman notes that it has been a big year for women in leadership.  In her piece, she focuses on women who have recently become or […]

Doing Less, Leading More

Today’s Tuesday Reading is an essay, “Doing Less, Leading More” by Ed Batista.  The essay recently appeared in the Harvard Business Review’s Blog Network.  Batista is an executive coach and an Instructor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He writes regularly on issues related to coaching and professional development at <>. This essay was recently […]