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Introverts tend to be better CEOs — and other surprising traits of top-performing executives

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The traits that make CEOs succeed in the corner office aren't usually the ones boards are looking for

the CEO Genome Project -- of 17,000 C-suite executives, including 2,000 CEOs -- roughly half of the candidates earning an overall 'A' rating had distinguished themselves in more than one of four management traits: 1) reaching out to stakeholders; 2) being highly adaptable to change; 3) being reliable and predictable rather than showing exceptional, and perhaps not repeatable, performance; and 4) making fast decisions with conviction, if not necessarily perfect ones.

Stewards for the environment: A look at 4 Microsoft employees making a difference - News Center

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In India, where a multi-year drought has affected more than 300 million people, Prashant Gupta is using technology to help farmers figure out the best times to sow crops. In Spain, Procurement Manager Karen Chalk, struck by the volume of discarded computers and tablets that can be re-used by those i...

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Focusing on what works for workplace diversity

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For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision making.

Diversity training hasn't had a major effect on gender equality in the workplace, but examining the wording of job listings and how people are evaluated can help, says Harvard Kennedy School professor of public policy Iris Bohnet.

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Culturati Speaker Andy Fleming is co-author of "An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization," which won in the category of “Best Management and Workplace Culture Book of 2016" in the 2016 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards. Registered for the 1/31 Culturati Summit in Austin? You'll receive a copy! #culturatisummt #ddo #waytogrowinc #corporateculture #andyfleming

Welcome to David Neff as a #CulturatiSummit speaker. As an award-winning author, speaker, teacher and consultant he has been driving innovation and digital strategy work with Fortune 500 clients and nonprofits for over 16 years. He'll lead a presentation on "The Culture of Innovation" at the Jan. 31 Summit.

Culturati is an intimate, curated conversation between leaders who understand the power of #corporateculture. This conversation begins the night before the Summit, Jan. 30th. Each attendee is assigned to a private dinner in the home of an Austin #CEO/community leader. Be sure and register, if you haven't already, so you can claim your seat at the table. culturatisummit.com #culturatisummit

Welcome to Rae Shanahan, chief strategy officer of Businessolver, as a speaker for the Jan. 31 #CulturatiSummit. Rae will be leading a workshop on empathy in the workplace. #corporateculture #csuite

2017 Summit presenter Prof. Anders Ericsson, author of Peak: Secrets from The New Science of Expertise, has a framework for developing deliberate practice, a way of learning by paying attention to efforts and outcomes. Everyone who registers for the Jan. 30-31 Summit in Austin receives a copy of Peak in the mail. Learn more at culturatisummit.com #peak #deliberatepractice #andersericsson #corporateculture #culturatisummit #csuite

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