Eric Greitens became a Navy SEAL by becoming a leader. He figured the best way to start Hell Week would be to pull together a team of seven and keep them together, using the chaos of night to their advantage ...
If you stick to your ethics 10 out of 10 times, you won’t regret where you end up. The challenge is in defining for yourself where you stand, and drawing a clear line.
Bell Labs was among the most innovative scientific organizations of the 20th century. The man at the helm was Mervin Kelly, a physicist who led the laboratory. Follow his lead for inventing the future.
As president and chief executive of ING Direct Canada, Peter Aceto could act like most big bank CEOs and cultivate an image of aloofness and power. But he does the reverse.
In 2000, Robin Chase founded Zipcar in Cambridge, Mass. The car-sharing service was an instant hit; within three months, the firm had 400 members. Chase was about to secure $1.3 million in new funding to grow the business when she crunched the numbers and realized her business model was seriously flawed ...
Growing up, no one considered Harry Truman a leader. He was a kid with thick glasses who mostly stayed home, working the farm or reading. But the course of his life changed when he entered the Army during World War I. One rainy night, he faced a moment of true terror.
How did a young man from Cocoa Beach, Fla.—a place not known as a surfing haven—become the greatest surfer of all time? Luck? No, unbelievable drive and determination.
Almost all U.S. tire dealers offer wheel alignments as an additional service. But not Discount Tire Company. Bruce Halle, its 82-year-old chairman, insists that by keeping his business simple—it just sells tires and wheels—he can maximize value for customers and establish a more distinctive brand.
Actor Michael J. Fox, 30 years old when he began dealing with Parkinson’s disease, has now written three best-selling books and raised $285 million for Parkinson’s research as well as continuing his acting career. His life offers three ways to continue leading despite adversity.
Comedian Drew Carey, part owner of the Seattle Sounders soccer team, has a novel idea: Let fans vote on management. He got the idea from Spanish teams whose fans vote on key members of the club’s front office.