Lou Gerstner: How He Saved IBM

Lou Gerstner: How He Saved IBM

How did Lou Gerstner of IBM turn the company around? What key factors made Lou Gerstner one of the most successful CEOs in the world? Lou Gerstner was the CEO of IBM from 1993 to 2002. He took over IBM at the request of the board of directors, who realized the company was in trouble, and turned the company around. We’ll cover the lessons Lou Gerstner can teach you about leadership and the most important qualities for a successful leader.

Albert Dunlap: What the Nation’s Worst CEO Can Teach You

Albert Dunlap: What the Nation’s Worst CEO Can Teach You

What can we learn from the ousted CEO of Scott Paper? How did Albert Dunlap’s fixed mindset hold his company back, and how can the rest of us avoid his mistakes? Albert Dunlap is the former executive of Scott Paper. He considered himself a hero and savior of struggling companies. We’ll briefly cover Albert Dunlap’s career at Scott Paper and examine why a fixed mindset is a bad quality in a leader. We’ll also look at the advantages of hiring with an eye for growth rather than talent.

Jack Welch of GE: His 3 Powerful Lessons on Great Leadership

Jack Welch of GE: His 3 Powerful Lessons on Great Leadership

How did Jack Welch of GE become one of the most successful CEOs in the world? What can we learn from Jack Welch’s growth mindset? Jack Welch was the chairman and CEO of General Electric from 1981 to 2001. His growth mindset helped increase the value of GE by 4,000%. We’ll cover the three lessons about leadership we can learn from Jack Welch of General Electric, and how these lessons are all tied to having a growth mindset.

How Anne Mulcahy Transformed Xerox and Its $17 Billion of Debt

How Anne Mulcahy Transformed Xerox and Its $17 Billion of Debt

Who is Anne Mulcahy? How did she turn Xerox from a company with billions in debt and abysmal stock prices to a wildly successful company? Anne Mulcahy was the chairperson and CEO of Xerox from 2001 to 2010. She turned the struggling company around in three years. We’ll cover how Anne Mulcahy of Xerox was so successful in her mission and what made her such a great leader.

Bad Leadership Qualities—How a Fixed Mindset Ruins Companies

Bad Leadership Qualities—How a Fixed Mindset Ruins Companies

What are some examples of bad leadership qualities? What are the worst of the characteristics of a bad leader? Are poor leadership qualities avoidable? We’ll cover why some of the biggest names in business, who thought they couldn’t fail, faltered due to bad leadership qualities. We’ll also look at why negative leadership traits are often associated with Carol Dweck’s concept of a fixed mindset.