Essential Leadership in Action

In section 2 of the book, I shared the 10 essential traits that I have found to characterize those executives who thrive in a rapidly changing, highly unpredictable, and interconnected and interdependent world. Along the way, I have introduced you to many of those executives. Now, I have the opportunity to give you a closer look at seven of these individuals and how the essential traits contribute to their exceptional leadership capabilities.

As you have learned, leadership happens in context, not from the pages of textbooks. As such, the profiles that follow illustrate how these individuals are applying many of ...

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