After conducting an in-depth study of seventy-two high-performing CEOs, Cornell University researchers reached a surprising conclusion. The key predictor of success for leaders wasn’t grit, focus, education, decision-making skills, a knack for strategic planning, or even IQ. It was self-awareness. Many experts would say self-awareness is simply the ability to monitor and regulate our thoughts, […]
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When I was a young executive I had a level of stamina that was nearly supernatural. I could get locked onto a goal and not eat, not sleep, just stay focused on it until I achieved it. But as I recently told my friends Ian Cron and Suzanne Stabile on their excellent The Road Back […]
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing my dear friend and neighbor, Ian Cron, about his new book, Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me: A Memoir. . . of Sorts.