What Shoe Dog taught us about shy leaders

Back in the 1960s, who would have thought the humble running shoe could become a fashion icon? Well a shy, 21-year-old middle-distance runner named Phil Knight did. And Nike was the result.     When Nike founder Phil Knight was growing up in the 1960s, running wasn’t even a sport. “Running for pleasure, running for…

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Do great leaders need to be great storytellers?

The short answer is no. But you do need to be a better storyteller, and here’s why. Increasingly, the spotlight is turning on CEOs and how well they communicate to their employees and the world. Why? A host of reasons, but perhaps the most critical one is how they manage innovation and the organizational change that…

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