Whether you have been glued to your television watching World Cup soccer matches or spending your summer evenings as a spectator to little league games, you may have noticed something: the teams that succeed—regardless of their age or talent level—are the teams that have cohesiveness. Throu… read more
What’s the difference between an HR practitioner and an HR leader? Our expert has identified 12 traits, and here are two.
Yesterday, human resources (HR) supported the business. Tomorrow, however, HR will drive it. In fact, a 2012 survey by HR consultancy KPMG found that 59 percent of senior exec… read more
As CFO of BioTelemetry, Heather Getz saved the start-up financially during the economic crisis; her leadership has nurtured and transformed the company culture in unexpected ways, too
By J. L. Greene
When Heather Getz landed her first job at Sunoco, her family was thrilled. Coming from a blue-col… read more
With an open-door policy and a focus on nurturing cross-department relationships, CFO Susan Young is ushering MarVista Entertainment into a new paradigm where finance has a symbiotic relationship with other key corporate functions
By Jill Laybourn
“Your career is a portfolio of experiences… read more
General Counsel Scott Maples of Ruckus Wireless compares effective leadership of a Legal Department to coaching a sports team. The winning approach? Adapting to staff needs.
By Nancy Flagg
Coaching a sports team and guiding a team of lawyers are not all that different. Scott Maples, General Couns… read more
Anne Chwat, Senior VP of International Flavors and Fragrances, originally planned to be a teacher, but a winding career path led her to companies as diverse as Seagram, BMG Music and Burger King
By Stephanie Harris
Business, much like life itself, is constantly changing. The more willing you are to … read more
SurveyMonkey’s General Counsel explains why buy-in from every department is essential
By Fred Jerant
Sometimes what you see as the brass ring is really lead. At least that is how it once seemed to Eleanor Lacey, now Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at SurveyMonkey.
After earni… read more
From McDonald’s Crew Member to Senior VP and General Counsel of Golden State Foods (a major McDonald’s supplier), John Page embodies ‘Leadership to Live By’
By Stephanie Harris
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, John Page, Senior Vice President and General Counsel … read more
Lawrence Polsky on Working Like an Olympian and Why it Could Help You Get Some Rest.
Who do you think works harder: you or an Olympic-level athlete? Most people who want to get ahead work eight to 10 hours a day, maybe more. Olympians average 4.5 hours. And how many times a year do you have to be on your to… read more
There’s a big difference between management and leadership, according to Chad Wiegand General Counsel at Nature’s Way; here, he shares tips for growing team members into skilled decision-makers
By Amy Fisher
“When I focus on leadership, one of my goals is to help others identify t… read more