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“A 2014 study from CB Insights reports that over 46 percent of startup failures are due to either not having the right management team or having a dysfunctional management team — that’s how critical the right team is.” Dr. Solange Charas shares research-baesd tips for developing an effective team.

33 Voices

April 27, 2015 | by Moe Abdou | One of the great privileges of leadership is the opportunity to impact the lives of those you lead — in good times and bad. There’s been no shortage of leadership scandals the past few years, and not only has it given rise to greater accountability, more importantly, it has made a leader’s repetitional capital her ultimate measuring stick. In this audio interview on the 33 Voices podcast, Moe Abdou and Mindy Hall talk about how every interaction is an opportunity to influence and inspire others to achieve extraordinary results.

“Psychologists call going the extra mile – doing things like helping out a colleague, mentoring new recruits, or taking responsibility to solve an unusual customer problem – Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB). OCB can make the difference between a great organizational culture and a terrible one. So, if you want a great organizational culture, it’s useful to know what helps and hinders OCB .”

How CEOs work with their boards of directors is often as important as the substance of what they say. Liam McGee, CEO of The Hartford, shares what he’s learned over the course of his career about building trust and relationships with board members.

Chief Executive

April 24, 2015 | by Mindy Hall, PhD | The No. 1 way culture gets shaped is by leaders modeling the behavior they want to engender in the organization. It’s not a program that gets implemented; rather, it is built through everyday actions and messaging. Here are three tips that can help shape a winning culture.