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PRESENTING: Meet Joe Biden, America’s imperfect leader

Joe Biden will begin leading the US on Wednesday amid a pandemic, an opioid crisis, and massive political instability. The president-elect presents himself as a conventional leader with a moderate stance toward policy. Yet deep grief, empathy, adversity, and controversy have all informed his leadership. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
PRESENTING: Meet Joe Biden, America’s imperfect leader
Strategy

I went to TEDWomen to hear the wisdom of rule breakers. Here’s what I learned from 6 innovators about their strategy for shaking up the world.

Carole Zimmer has been a journalist for 30 years covering news for Bloomberg, NBC, National Public Radio, and public radio programs including Marketplace. She’s also the host of an award-winning podcast called “Now What?” She went to TEDWomen to hear what disruptors, risk takers, and famous grandmas have to say […]
I went to TEDWomen to hear the wisdom of rule breakers. Here’s what I learned from 6 innovators about their strategy for shaking up the world.
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Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how the realisation the US was losing the Iraq War in 2004 led to the transformation of special operations

Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general in the US Army who led America’s Joint Special Operations Command and NATO forces in the War in Afghanistan. McChrystal led Joint Special Operations Command from 2003-2008, and assassinated Al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006. JSOC was initially outmatched […]
Retired 4-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal explains how the realisation the US was losing the Iraq War in 2004 led to the transformation of special operations
Strategy

17 of the biggest differences between managers and leaders

The words “manager” and “leader” are often used interchangeably, but they’re two very different things. Managers instruct and tell people what to do, while leaders encourage and inspire. If you’re looking to be regarded as a true leader within your organisation, take a look at this handy infographic management website […]
17 of the biggest differences between managers and leaders