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Archive: August 29, 2010 - September 4, 2010

Faulty Fenty

The leadership lesson from Fenty's reign is obvious: Isolating yourself from the people and listening to advisers whose interests are not aligned with your vision can jeopardize your career.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | August 30, 2010; 2:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Respected, not beloved

Someone who wants the word "beloved" to appear in stories next to his or her name should consider work as a pastor or preschool principal. Effective leaders are rarely beloved; what we must achieve is respect.

By Patricia McGuire | August 30, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Balance is best

Adrian Fenty, Barack Obama, George W. Bush: All illustrate the point that our weaknesses are merely strengths overdone, misapplied or misunderstood.

By Hile Rutledge | August 30, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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