Great businesses succeed by motivating people with the straight facts. There are four ways to get the truth out there. We conclude our Leadership Hall of Fame series, a year-long look at the top business books and authors, with an excerpt from "Good to Great" by Jim Collins.
It's been a couple of years since I last visited Peru, and more than five since I had an apartment in Chile, and these gaps highlight an unmistakable trend. The center of the world is shifting from the developed to the developing world.
Perhaps the thing I admire most about A.G. Lafley, who recently stepped down after running Procter & Gamble for a decade, is that, in contrast to so many other CEOs, he doesn't pretend for a second that he discovered a new way to manage, or that his success resulted from any mysterious and complicated methods.