You Need Different Leadership Qualities To Change A Company Than You Do To Start One


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It takes someone with specific skills to lead a company. Even founders don’t always make the best CEOs for their companies.

So which leadership qualities do CEOs need to have? Do you need different skills to start a business than you do to help one pivot?¬†Wharton professor and author of “The Leader’s Checklist”¬†Michael Useem tells us the three qualities every CEO needs to have.

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