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A Great Leader Must Also Know How to Execute

By Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop
International New York Times

Complacency is the enemy of all great companies, and fighting complacency is the biggest challenge of any leader. If you're No. 1 or No. 2 in your market, it's very easy to become complacent. I think that being a great leader is making sure people are competitively paranoid all the time and that they feel driven to improve and enhance the offering to clients.

Managing Underperformers: How a Negative Focus Can Be Positive

By Doug Ehrenkranz

While there is an abundance of research and study that goes into developing top performers, much less attention is typically given to the managing underperformers, or dare I say, toxic employees. Just as top performers can have a significant impact on the people they work most closely with, the same is true for toxic employees. In fact, underperformers may have an even greater impact on an organization; albeit negative.