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Substitutes and Compliments for Interpersonal Leadership

My first Harvard Business Review blog post went live last Friday! Thank you to Nilofer Merchant for the recommendation to my great editor there, Sarah Green. Here is the intro to the post: LEADERSHIP IS MORE THAN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS Most of the 89,000 leadership books offered on Amazon.com focus on traditional interpersonal leadership: the relationships between leaders and … Continue reading

Yahoo & Zappos Leaders Take Different Views on Innovation and Place
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Yahoo & Zappos Leaders Take Different Views on Innovation and Place

In a recent post for the Silicon Valley Business Journal, I note the different perspectives that Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh offer on the role of location and innovation. From Get Out of Your workplace Bubble: Marissa Mayer spoke recently at the Great Place to Work conference about “the elephant in the room” — her … Continue reading