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Archive: August 29, 2010 - September 4, 2010

Can Anyone Really Run This Place?

No matter how much we like to turn our presidents and global CEOs into celebrities, no matter how much we prefer to reward heros and identify victims when large systems succeed or fail, and of course, no matter how powerful and transformative a good leader can be, there is a limit to what one person can do. But the answer is...

By Jena McGregor | September 2, 2010; 11:04 PM ET | Comments (65)

With Apple TV, Jobs speaks to the masses

If Steve Jobs doesn't create more products that appeal to Apple's tremendous mainstream fan base, the company's breathtaking growth could stall.

By Jena McGregor | September 2, 2010; 9:29 AM ET | Comments (26)

The lessons the government must learn from corporate workplaces

Simply sharing more about your team's status and direction is the best way to make people feel better about their jobs and their future, especially during times of uncertainty.

By Jena McGregor | August 31, 2010; 1:17 PM ET | Comments (2)

Beck as leader: Preaching to the choir?

Beck is a reminder that people see what they want to in the people they follow, especially if they already identify with them in ways that may be more powerful than their differences.

By Jena McGregor | August 31, 2010; 12:03 PM ET | Comments (67)

Speeding up Wall Street bonuses sends old message: Greed is good

Using the rationale that hurrying up bonuses is a not-to-be-missed opportunity, good leadership would also include changing established practice just to reap financial gain. Not to mention flouting authority and skirting the rules to meet your needs.

By Jena McGregor | August 30, 2010; 9:43 AM ET | Comments (16)

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