Surgeons Are Using Social Media to Share and Learn New Skills

Harvard Business

That’s why academic surgical departments across the globe hold weekly Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) conferences that gather surgeons together to review particular cases and share ideas for improving their practice. The group allowed Amir not only to review clinical vignettes, videos, and discussions from world experts but also to post his own complex cases and receive insightful input and feedback from those same experts and the hernia surgeon community at large.

The Countries with the Boldest Business Leaders

Harvard Business

We found a highly significant correlation (r= 0.936 sig.000 N = 76,717), which suggests to us that, on average, leaders perceived as bold are also perceived as being extremely effective on other leadership skills. This accords with other, peer-reviewed research that shows a connection between displaying confidence and being perceived as competent. (If Fortune favors the bold , goes the old Roman saying.


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Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

Harvard Business

For example, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk enjoy cult-like status and are widely regarded as modern tycoons of innovation. My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. Jeffrey Skilling’s greed cost Enron shareholders $63 billion. How much do CEOs actually matter?

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How Leaders Can Help Others Influence Them

Harvard Business

But my peer-review literature search revealed no similar ways to assess how willing leaders are to be influenced or how transparent they are about how they can best be influenced. And if others don’t have the same rhetorical ability make their case as compellingly as you would, you don’t use your rhetorical skills to weaken their case—you use them to strengthen their case.