Smart Power

“Forty percent of today’s businesses will not exist in a meaningful way in 10 years.”  John Chambers, Cisco’s recently retired CEO, announced this at a recent conference here in San Diego. He may be right. More large businesses are failing to thrive. Their leaders stifle positive innovation and drive value-destroying negative innovation because of their hard power mindsets. In our new world of unexpected technologies and unseen competitors a new mind of successful business leadership is coming from a new source— women. This is why: There are three basic paradigms of leadership power: Hard Power, which is the willful...

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