Not only did Winters order Easy Company to attack in the face of uncertain odds, he was the first man out of the ditch and across the field. "When you're a leader, you lead," he told me. "Not just on the easy jobs, but the tough ones as well."
By Ian Saleh | May 4, 2010; 04:44 PM ET | Comments (11)
When the moment came -- when the depth charges were exploding with terrifying proximity, when the submerged vessel was running out of breathable air -- Charlie Rush stepped up and took charge, though his actions that day meant risking everything.
By Andrea Useem | April 5, 2010; 02:33 PM ET | Comments (14)
Lehman Brothers is now dead, while Merrill Lynch lives on. What's the lesson? Having a single, dominant personality run a global financial business is a recipe for disaster.
By Andrea Useem | February 10, 2010; 12:56 PM ET | Comments (17)
Want to see the new face of leadership in the post-meltdown financial world? It's all about managing for the long term.
By Andrea Useem | January 29, 2010; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (1)