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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Dissecting Tim Cook’s apology over Apple Maps

A closer look at the CEO’s rare and candid apology for Apple’s map software.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:16 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, apple, tim cook

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Behind Mitt Romney’s Libya statement

When it comes to leadership, neither tactics nor strategy should ever come before judgment.

By Jena McGregor  |  04:14 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, libya

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012

After the iPhone 5: How will Apple CEO Tim Cook create his legacy?

Apple CEO Tim Cook has that most impossible of jobs: stepping in for a leader whose iconic status is unrivaled.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:52 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, apple

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Is it okay for President Obama to skip some daily intelligence briefings? Share your thoughts

Is the president missing an opportunity to better understand intelligence issues? Or does it give him a way to lead efficiently while still getting the information he needs?

By Jena McGregor  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, president obama

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012

The real gift of Robert Griffin III’s Redskins debut

It’s an emotion the Redskins haven’t felt in a while: confidence.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:38 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, redskins, rgIII, robert griffin III, nfl

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Inside Joe Biden’s speech at the Democratic National Convention: Transcript and analysis

Read the transcript of the vice president’s prepared remarks alongside leadership analysis of where his rhetoric succeeded and where it fell short.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, joe biden, DNClive, ep, election

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Checking out (during) Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal’s Democratic convention speech

It offered no lessons in profound oratory, but Jim Sinegal’s speech did offer something else.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, costco, DNClive, ep, election

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Inside Bill Clinton’s Democratic National Convention speech: Transcript and analysis

Read the transcript of Clinton’s prepared remarks alongside leadership analysis dissecting what makes his political oratory powerful.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:07 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, DNClive, ep, Bill Clinton

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 09/05/2012

Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech: transcript and leadership analysis

Read the full transcript along with a leadership analysis of the mechanics at work in the first lady’s convention speech.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:49 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DNClive, ep, leadership, Michelle Obama

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Republican Party’s deep bench of rising stars

There’s already one race Republicans appear to be winning.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:49 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, DNClive, RNClive, election

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Why Condoleezza Rice’s convention speech stood out: transcript and analysis

Transcript and leadership analysis of Rice’s speech at the Republican National Convention.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, RNClive, ep, condoleezza rice, paul ryan, election 2012

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Inside Chris Christie’s keynote speech at the Republican National Convention

We take our highlighter to his speech, looking for leadership, charisma and mention of Mitt Romney.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:38 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  RNClive, ep, leadership, chris christie, mitt romney, election 2012

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Can speaking a second language make you a better leader?

New studies show how knowing a second language can improve your decision-making, mental acuity and problem-solving skills.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:14 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Republican convention needs to sell Mitt Romney’s leadership

The Romney campaign’s game plan for the convention seems to be about likeability when it should be about leadership.

By Jena McGregor  |  02:17 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, republican national convention, rnclive

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/23/2012

What’s a great boss worth?

We all know the old saying: People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses. But how much is a good boss really worth?

By Jena McGregor  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Augusta National Golf Club membership suddenly not so private

The exclusive, secretive golf club may very well have a harder time saying membership is a truly private matter in the future.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, augusta national, golf, condoleezza rice, darla moore

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Mark Zuckerberg’s new challenge with Facebook

It’s hard to believe that not long ago we were writing about a very different type of management concern for Facebook.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, facebook, mark zuckerberg

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Mitt Romney’s tax returns: Why what’s ‘legally required’ might not be enough

As a rule, most people expect more from their leaders than just doing “what’s legally required.”

By Jena McGregor  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, election 2012, taxes

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Interesting new reports link religion, leadership and gender

Two interesting new reports show how the three link with each other.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, election 2012

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney and the risk of getting upstaged

It takes a certain kind of leader to pick a No. 2 who outshines him in star wattage.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:23 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, paul ryan, mitt romney, election

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/13/2012

The kind of leader Paul Ryan would be

Here's what has attracted so many in the Republican party to him.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, paul ryan, mitt romney, election 2012, vice president

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Why President Obama shouldn’t step down from the Boy Scouts

There’s one thing no one seems to be mentioning in this debate.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:12 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, obama, boy scouts, same-sex marriage

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Pia Sundhage: U.S. women’s soccer’s other VIP

Pia Sundhage’s coaching is just as crucial to the team’s success as Hope Solo’s goalkeeping.

By Jena McGregor  |  04:25 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, olympics, pia sundhage, women's soccer

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Nancy Brinker and Komen’s leadership shakeup: Right move at the wrong time

If the leadership shake-up has nothing to do with the controversy, what’s the rush?

By Jena McGregor  |  12:05 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, susan g komen for the cure, nancy brinker

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012

How Mitt Romney should pick his VP

Many factors go into making the call about who should be vice president. But when the decision nears the finish line, one issue stands above them all.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, mitt romney, election, vice president

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/07/2012

On resumes, quiet hours and how your male boss is more likely to think you work overtime

This week’s round-up of interesting leadership research.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Buying back Best Buy? Founder’s plan to retake the company brings its own challenges

Founder Richard Schulze’s plan to buy back his company has its own set of challenges.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, best buy

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Mars landing of NASA rover Curiosity offers three lessons for leaders

What if we could all experience a “seven minutes of terror” at work?

By Jena McGregor  |  12:06 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, nasa, mars, curiosity

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Does Chick-fil-A controversy risk turning off young employees?

At a time when young people increasingly support same-sex marriage, the company may be compromising its pool of potential employees.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:32 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, chick-fil-a, gay marriage

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 08/02/2012

The psychology of how Olympic gold, silver and bronze can go to your head

Two studies explore the interesting psychological effects associated with being an Olympian.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:25 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, olympics, sports

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Lessons from the Twitter #fail over NBC Olympics and Guy Adams

Any leaders—even Twitter executives—can get blindsided by social-media backlash.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:11 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, twitter, nbc, olympics

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/31/2012

How much time you really spend emailing at work

If you’ve ever felt like all you do at work is read and answer emails, you’re wrong.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:43 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Why Bill Clinton is the best choice to nominate Obama at the convention

Having Clinton place Obama’s name in nomination at the Democratic National Convention isn’t traditional practice, but here’s why it makes sense.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, bill clinton, president obama, election 2012

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Amid Chick-fil-A uproar, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes a stand on gay marriage

Jeff Bezos’ donation is yet another sign that business leaders seem increasingly less concerned about wading into this hot-button political issue.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amazon, ceo, jeff bezos, chick-fil-a, dan cathy, gay marriage, leadership, business

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Obama, Romney and how we talk about who built what

Obama, Romney and how we talk about who built what.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, president obama, mitt romney, business

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Unequal raises, best bosses and weakest links: The week in leadership research

A look at the latest interesting leadership research on unequal raises, best bosses and weakest links.

By Jena McGregor  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  research, leadership

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Remembering Sally Ride’s leadership

Even if Ride’s historic space flight is what we’ll most remember, her lifetime of leadership may have touched us even more.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:24 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sally ride, astronaut, nasa, leadership

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Hey GSA, here’s how not to spend $270,000

What’s wasteful is not that the GSA spent that amount of money to reward good employees, but how they spent it.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gsa, leadership, government

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 07/19/2012

After Boy Scouts of America reaffirms exclusion of gays, the biggest leadership question remains

After the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed its exclusion of gays, the biggest leadership question still remains.

By Jena McGregor  |  04:15 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boyscouts, leadership

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy bites into gay-marriage debate

Reaction to President Dan Cathy’s comments have been fierce and swift.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:01 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chick-fil-a, leadership, gay marriage

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/19/2012

White men, the ‘cheater’s high’ and other interesting leadership research from the week

A look at new leadership studies, from the ‘cheater’s high’ to how white men help diversity.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  research, leadership, workplace

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Ignorance of ‘shadow campaign’ wouldn’t help Vincent Gray’s case

It’s possible that questions about Gray’s knowledge of the “shadow campaign” may be ultimately cleared. But questions about his leadership capabilities likely won’t be.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:04 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  vincent gray, mayor, investigation, campaign, leadership

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 07/17/2012

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confirms she’s pregnant — and shifts the discussion on women in leadership

Unless Mayer pulls off a nearly instant turnaround as new CEO of Yahoo, it’s hard not to worry her gender and pregnancy will be scrutinized more than most.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:52 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marissa mayer, google, yahoo, ceo, leadership

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Should the New York Knicks keep Jeremy Lin? There’s more to it than cost

Knicks management must decide whether to match the Houston Rockets’ offer for Jeremy Lin. But there’s more to it than cost.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:37 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nba, new york knicks, jeremy lin, sports, basketball, leadership

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Attached a Nicolas Cage photo instead of your resume? Here’s what not to do next

So, this happened. Here’s what not to do next.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nicolas cage, resume, jobs, leadership

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Penn State’s Freeh report highlights leadership failings of university’s board of trustees

The report has pretty searing stuff to say about the group of people who hired Freeh to do the investigation.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  penn state, leadership, education, jerry sandusky, freeh report, joe paterno

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Study finds companies with Republican-leaning leaders pay more in taxes

It seems conservative nature trumps political ideology.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:41 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  taxes, republicans, democrats, leadership

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Barclays CEO Bob Diamond says bank had a ‘no jerks’ rule — how did that go for them?

While Barclays’ Bob Diamond was getting grilled in a parliamentary hearing over an interest-rate scandal, the now former CEO mentioned the company’s “no jerks rule.” How did that go for them?

By Jena McGregor  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barclays, bob diamond, leadership

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Barclays cleans house of CEO, chairman and COO

Here’s something that doesn’t happen every day: The chairman, CEO and chief operating officer of a major global banking powerhouse resign from their jobs within a two-day stretch.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:48 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barclays, bob diamond, marcus agius, leadership, banking

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 07/02/2012

A reason to split the role of CEO and chairman

Don’t CEOs have enough to do—and aren’t they paid enough as it is—without giving them even more power and money?

By Jena McGregor  |  09:59 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ceo, chairman, gmi ratings, leadership

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 06/29/2012

NBA Draft: Kentucky Wildcats make history, and coach John Calipari’s leadership deserves another look

The Kentucky Wildcats historic success in this year’s NBA Draft is unlikely to calm the critics of coach John Calipari.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:12 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nba draft, kentucky wildcats, john calipari, anthony davis, michael kidd-gilchrist, leadership

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2012

With resignation of U.S. Ambassador to Kenya J. Scott Gration, a question of leadership style

On Friday, J. Scott Gration announced his resignation — and cited an interesting reason.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  us ambassador to kenya, j. scott gration, leadership

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/28/2012

For Obama, after Supreme Court comes court of public opinion

President Obama’s challenge now is to hit the reset button on shaping public opinion of the health-care law. And it’s a tricky task.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, obama, leadership, supreme court

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Why it took Facebook so long to name Sheryl Sandberg to its board of directors

On Monday, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was named to the company’s board of directors. One of the most common responses: Why wasn’t she on it already?

By Jena McGregor  |  10:12 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  facebook, sheryl sandberg, leadership

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 06/22/2012

In the Atlantic’s cover story on why women still can’t have it all, a quieter but more powerful takeaway

The Atlantic’s cover story offers one major suggestion for improving women’s work-life balance, but it only nails part of the answer.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:12 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  atlantic, anne-marie slaughter, women leaders, leadership, work-life balance

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 06/19/2012

University of Virginia’s difficult leadership transition

The leadership turmoil on display at the University of Virginia over the past week feels like something out of a Greek drama.

By Jena McGregor  |  03:47 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  university of virginia, higher education, leadership

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012

In latest speech, President Obama gets back to leadership basics

What the DemocracyCorps memo was calling for—and how the president focused the majority of his speech—isn’t some act of political genius or strategic jujitsu. It is leadership, pure and simple.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  election 2012, obama, romney, leadership

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Why companies hire veterans, and why they don’t

A new study finds that more than 80 percent of companies interviewed named one or two challenges to hiring veterans.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:52 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  military, veterans, jobs, leadership

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/07/2012

From Kwame Brown to Vincent Gray, rocky times for D.C. leadership

The big question Kwame Brown’s resignation leaves us with: How can those who remain restore the public’s trust?

By Jena McGregor  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kwame brown, vincent gray, local, dc politics, leadership

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Military women in combat: Why making it official matters

It’s been a big couple of weeks for women in the military.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:19 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women, military, army, leadership

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/23/2012

What Mark Zuckerberg should do now after Facebook’s fumbled IPO

Facebook faced a reality check out of the gate.

By Jena McGregor  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  facebook, mark zuckerberg, leadership

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 05/22/2012

The best graduation speeches? You won’t even remember

As much as people like to complain about tiresome graduation speeches, what’s said probably doesn’t matter very much in the end.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:34 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  graduation, education, leadership

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/18/2012

And we wonder why so many women with young children drop out of the workforce

And we wonder why so many women with young children drop out of the workforce.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women, leadership

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Is your colleague’s stay-at-home wife holding you back at work?

That’s the provocative question being asked by researchers in a recent paper.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:30 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women, leadership

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 05/17/2012

The biggest challenge ahead for Facebook after the IPO

Now that Facebook has gone public, there’s one new, major management challenge that Mark Zuckerberg will have to face.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:07 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  facebook, mark zuckerberg, leadership

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Jamie Dimon’s serving of humble pie

There are barely disguised smirks emanating from the canyons of Wall Street.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamie dimon, jpmorgan, leadership

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Ron Paul’s long fight — and how it’s different than Newt Gingrich’s

There is a fine line between tenacity and audacity; and Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich seem to stand on opposite sides of it.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ron paul, election 2012, leadership

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Why Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson had to resign

When credibility  is called into question, everything else comes second.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:54 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  yahoo, scott johnson, leadership

Posted at 06:27 AM ET, 05/10/2012

The art of Mark Zuckerberg’s hoodie

The hoodie is to Zuckerberg what black turtlenecks and jeans were to Steve Jobs.

By Jena McGregor  |  06:27 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mark zuckerberg, technology, leadership

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/09/2012

The larger leadership problem with losing Richard Lugar

It’s not just a defeat for moderation in the Republican party. It’s also a loss for that quality we at one time liked in our leaders.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  senate, leadership

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012

President Obama’s Afghanistan visit prompts larger leadership question

The real test of how the president handled the anniversary of bin Laden’s death isn’t whether or not he was promoting the day too much.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  afghanistan, osama bin laden, military, leadership, politics

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Tim Tebow: A future in politics?

The Jets quarterback’s Easter Sunday sermon may be an indication of a future in politics.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Leadership, Faith

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Apple’s Tim Cook faces leadership challenge on labor issues

A new report investigated working standards at Foxconn, one of Apple’s major suppliers.

By Jena McGregor  |  09:28 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tim cook, technology, leadership

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2012

At 2012 Masters at Augusta, a shot at breaking the old boys club

IBM’s new CEO may be the first woman invited to join Augusta National’s all-male club.

By Jena McGregor  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  masters 2012, leadership, ibm, augusta

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 03/28/2012

JetBlue’s pilot fiasco gives airline another crash course in leadership

If you had a bad day, imagine what it would have been like to be on JetBlue Flight 191—or a company executive dealing with its aftermath.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:50 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jetblue, leadership

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/26/2012

A small bump in executive pay? The pros and cons

It’s that time of year when pay surveys reveal to the world just how much largesse corporate boards have decided to bestow upon their CEOs.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, leadership

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/19/2012

What Apple’s stock move tells us about the company’s leadership switch

Steve Cook’s decision to give investors what they wanted reveals a departure in Apple’s leadership.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  technology, leadership

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/16/2012

The flip side of flattery

RESEARCH | Flattery not only gets you nowhere, it can also cost you your job.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  research, leadership

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/10/2012

New study: What you wear could affect how well you work

New research shows that wearing certain items of clothing could improve your performance.

By Jena McGregor  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  leadership, research studies

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/09/2012

The best time of day to get creative

Are you a night person? A morning person? New research finds you’re most creative at a different hour than you’d think.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  creativity, leadership, research

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Where Rush Limbaugh’s apology went wrong

When an apology doesn’t fit the offense, an action that should make things better can simply make things worse.

By Jena McGregor  |  01:03 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contraception, leadership, obama

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Leadership advice by Steven Pearlstein

Have a thorny issue you're facing as a leader? Want an answer that cuts through the mush? Ask Steve.

By On Leadership  |  10:33 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  steven pearlstein, advice, leadership

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 02/21/2012

With the ‘Downton Abbey’ season finale now over, a look at its leadership lessons

When it comes to management styles, I’m particularly interested in the characters of Lord Robert Crawley and Carson the butler.

By Jena McGregor  |  12:23 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  downton abbey, television, leadership

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Gay marriage gets a suprising spokesman in the form of Goldman Sachs CEO

CEOs typically shy away from being activists on political issues, so why has Goldman Sachs leader Lloyd Blankfein taken on the challenge?

By Jena McGregor  |  10:05 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gay marriage, same-sex marriage, proposition 8, leadership

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 02/06/2012

In Giants Super Bowl win, Eli Manning shows clutch leadership

What makes his performance in tough situations so powerful is not just his ability to stay composed.

By Jena McGregor  |  10:17 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  giants, superbowl, super bowl, patriots, leadership