Leadership Stories

Gina Hernez-Broome and Dianne Nilsen

What is good leadership? Is it offering a novel vision for your organization? Forecasting the future in your market? Offering never-before-thought-of, knock-your-socks-off ideas to solve problems? All of these are certainly examples of leadership, but in the following six stories, senior executives attending CCL's Leadership at the Peak program often cite apparently more mundane, but no less important, examples.

“Our firm was asked to sign a contract to participate in a large manufacturing project. The profit level would have been high, but the project would have affected the whole company and our relationship with other clients. The president of my company turned down the project. His ...

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