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NIRI 2011: Leadership insight from the corner office
Posted By Jennifer Palombo On June 16, 2011 @ 11:23 pm In Articles,Events,Investor Relations | No Comments
Adam Bryant, deputy national editor of The New York Times, spoke at the National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) annual conference  that took place this past week in Orlando, Florida. He oversees coverage of education issues, military affairs, and law and works with reporters in many of the Times’ domestic bureaus. He also conducts interviews with CEOs and other leaders for Corner Office , a weekly feature he started in 2009 for the Sunday “Business” section and on nytimes.com.
During his tenure, he has interviewed more than 100 CEOs, who he cleverly referred to as “Chief Education Officers,” and shared insight into the minds of some of our most prominent corporate leaders.
What makes a great leader?
Creating strategies is only a small part of the CEO’s role — it’s more about managing, leading, and fostering teams that co-exist within the corporate culture, which is the new “X Factor” of successful corporations.
How does a CEO hire his or her team?
There are five qualities of people who will move up the corporate ladder:
How does one become a better leader?
Leaders need to lead from their desks. Once they have their message down, they have to repeat it over and over again to make things stick in the minds of the employees. And the No. 1 recommendation? Head to the golf course. Based on correlating golf handicaps to stock performance, “the green” is where deals are sometimes made.
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 National Investor Relations Institute’s (NIRI) annual conference: http://www.niri.org/Main-Menu-Category/learn/annualconference/AC2011.aspx
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