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Archive: June 6, 2010 - June 12, 2010

On her own terms

"Women grow tired of over-working in the corporate world without the same rewards they see their male peers getting."

By Selena Rezvani | June 10, 2010; 10:54 AM ET | Comments (4)

Zuckerberg's empty-nest syndrome

And as parents will tell you, there is a great sense of accomplishment not in raising children, but watching them handle challenges on their own.

By Robert Goodwin | June 9, 2010; 2:58 PM ET | Comments (1)

What COO Sheryl Sandberg brings

If the examples of Google and Apple demonstrate anything, they point to the need to support innovative founders.

By Amy M. Wilkinson | June 9, 2010; 2:46 PM ET | Comments (7)

Facebook's urgent task

Facebook must retain the creative drive and bold innovation that gave it life while simultaneously ensuring that it will have a culture of ethical practices and trustworthy service.

By Katherine Tyler Scott | June 9, 2010; 12:59 PM ET | Comments (0)

Spain's leadership default

Spain's biggest short-term problem is not a threat of insolvency but a misguided leadership and communication strategy.

By Angel Cabrera | June 9, 2010; 10:38 AM ET | Comments (0)

Step up or step aside

Fred Smith founded Federal Express in 1971 - and he still runs it today with 280,000 employees.

By Michael Useem | June 8, 2010; 5:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

groupthink@facebook.com

How did Facebook -- or its leader -- become fixated on such a complex non-user-friendly solution as the only possibility?

By Amy Fraher | June 8, 2010; 3:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Seed planters not bean counters

The wise entrepreneurs know when to exit.

By Yash Gupta | June 8, 2010; 12:10 PM ET | Comments (4)

When a visionary needs a partner

As the Facebook grows Zuckerberg may, like Steve Jobs, lack the people skills and organizational knowledge needed to run a complex company.

By Michael Maccoby | June 8, 2010; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Maybe Mark needs a mentor

Bringing in a different set of eyes and ears may provide Zuckerberg with the wisdom he needs to maintain 'command and control' over a company that is still growing exponentially.

By West Point Cadets | June 8, 2010; 9:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

New leaders come from within

There are three general and related "laws" that make the difference between success and failure in selecting a new leader.

By Warren Bennis | June 8, 2010; 6:40 AM ET | Comments (0)

Facebook's human pyramid

As we've learned from the cheerleaders building their human pyramids, the person as the top is not the most important: It's the bottom and middle that do the heavy lifting.

By Kathryn Kolbert | June 8, 2010; 6:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Wisdom Zuckerberg doesn't yet have

Leadership wisdom is something that accrues with age and experience: It's no wonder that Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook is struggling with large issues.

By John Baldoni | June 8, 2010; 6:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Friending the next leader

Great leaders always put their company before themselves, and if that means handing over the reins to someone else, they'll be the one arguing forcefully for that change.

By Jon Cowan | June 8, 2010; 6:19 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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