Tag: leader behavior

Extraversion’s Split Personality

Amongst the characteristics of an effective leader are behaviors commonly associated with extraversion. Academics and practitioners agree that leaders who are outgoing and who strive for contact, power and status tend to experience better outcomes.

Key Leadership Tactics

We know a lot about the personality style associated with effective leadership, but we don’t know a great deal about what effective leaders actually do on a routine basis. I recently spent some time in Warsaw talking with a brilliant Polish engineer—Maciej Witucki, President and Board Chair, Orange Polska (the French telecom) and Board Chair… Read more »

Nothing Tests a Leader Like a Crisis

In the month of October, Hurricane Sandy dealt a devastating blow to the East Coast. Major flooding, power outages, structural damage to business and homes, and fatalities are the only remnants of the ruinous storm.