Dawn Lepore, chairwoman and chief executive of Drugstore.com, says good leaders direct employees’ energies toward the mission at hand.
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Bob Moore, founder and chief executive of Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods in Milwaukie, Ore.
Many young people can be steered into careers and discover much later that the choice was wrong.
Dan Rosensweig, president and C.E.O. of Chegg Inc., the online and mail-order textbook rental service, admires people who aren’t afraid to think big.
Prerna Gupta, C.E.O. of Khush Inc. — the creator of an iPhone app called LaDiDa — discusses her journey to entrepreneurship.
As an athlete, Margaret Minson of Student Sponsor Partners learned how to take risks — a quality that has helped her in her career.
Susan Docherty of General Motors says that by asking potential hires how they would perform her job, she gets an idea of how they think on their feet.
In the Nicholson family, America is not delivering for a grandson as it did for his father and grandfather.
Linda Heasley of The Limited says she should always be able to show her workers why they should work for her and her company.
After trying to buy the nation’s oldest flag company, an executive with wide experience ended up running it.
When it comes to religious expression at work, employers must balance the interests of the business with their employees’ beliefs, workplace experts say.
Robert W. Selander, who is retiring this week as chief executive of MasterCard, says it is important for leaders to relate to stakeholders at different levels of their companies.
Where we live, rather than who’s employing us, may now be attaching us to our work and careers.
At the age of 6, Joel Peresman saved 63 cents to buy his first single record. Now he is C.E.O. of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.