I think that one of the best ways to learn leadership isn’t studying “leadership” at all. Instead, study individual leaders in their natural habitat and decide what they do that you want to try. Articles by and about leaders and interviews with them are mini-case studies that show you an actual leader in a real situation.
That’s why, every week, I bring you a selection of post about individual leaders. This week I’m pointing you to pieces by and about Brian Moynihan, Dominic Casserley, Angela Brown, Joel Myers, and Leon A. Gorman.
From Hilary Burns: An evening with Brian Moynihan: BofA CEO talks about greed, forgiveness and childhood
“Bank of America’s (NYSE:BAC) CEO opened up about his childhood, faith, thoughts about greed and forgiveness and even the looming special shareholder meeting.”
“Dominic Casserley, CEO of the global risk advisor and insurance broker, explains the importance of making businesses, cities, and countries better equipped to survive emerging risks such as cyberattacks.”
“Some executives talk about building a business that straddles borders. Angela Brown has built a life that does.”
“AccuWeather was a pioneer in harnessing modern weather forecasting for business purposes, then in democratizing weather information, and most recently in harnessing big data to improve the company’s weather services for customers and for everyone affected by the weather.”
“Mr. Gorman, a grandson of L. L. Bean’s founder, led the company for 34 years and oversaw the beginning of its online operations.”