There are many way to run a company. Many of us have seen outstanding leaders, but what makes those individuals successful in their positions. In these videos, Stanford professor Bob Sutton provides insight into the traits of those successful leaders and managers, and details the worst habits of those who we would like to forget.
Please view the following videos from Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner:
1. Hallmarks of Great Bosses; Bob Sutton, Stanford University [4 mins]
2. Power Poisoning; Bob Sutton, Stanford University [3 mins]
Use the video and consider the following questions to drive the discussion:
- What traits stood out to you regarding those effective leaders, managers or executives? Have you been involved with such an individual? In what capacity?
- What traits stood out to you regarding those leaders that failed? Have you been involved with such an individual? In what capacity?