Thursday, September 10, 2009

Leadershp Lessons from the Financial Crisis

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday on the year since Lehman fell and what CEO's and top executives can learn from how they handled themselves amidst a terrible fiscal year. Author Michael Useem writes,

Crisis leadership lesson one: The experience of managing through a crisis makes leaders stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the next one...Corporate leaders who survive and thrive use the crisis as a galvanizing force. "It's how you handle those setbacks," CEO John Chambers of Cisco Systems observed in an interview, "that really develops you."

So thinking back on this year and what's ahead for the next, how have your leadership skills changed to lead your team?

A Year Out, Leadership Lessons of the Crisis

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