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Executive Leadership

Executive leadership is the ability of those who manage employees within an organization to influence and guide individuals to get their best performance. The content featured in this category provides valuable insights for executive leaders on how they can manage their teams better and meet organizational goals.

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10 TED Talks By Women That Everyone Should Watch

TED Talks are the cream of the crop when it comes to riveting presentations brimming with inspiring words. They inform, engage, educate and, most importantly, connect with viewers. Those who are challenged to give remarkable speeches in 20 minutes or less seldom disappoint, leaving their audiences with many “ideas worth spreading.” However, with over 1,900-plus...

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WTF?! Where Are the Women? 4 Retail CEOs Exit With No Female Successors

In 2014, many retailers cleaned house due to declining sales, ineffective strategies and poor leadership. Here are four large retailers that replaced their CEOs, along with the reasons why: Target: Suffered a widely publicized data breach in 2013 as well as declining e-commerce sales and store traffic in 2014. As a result, CEO Gregg Steinhafel...

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Women We Love

Who: Karen Katz, president and CEO, Neiman Marcus Why: For taking a risk and leading a major organizational change in how Neiman’s brick-and-mortar and e-commerce teams interact. Neiman Marcus is a luxury retail brand known for $10,000 designer evening gowns and upscale department stores. To me, however, the most fabulous thing about Neiman Marcus is that it made...

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New American Apparel CEO Paula Schneider Faces Early Challenges

Talk about a chilly reception. Days after being named the new chief executive officer at fashion retailer American Apparel — upon the firing of its controversial former CEO and company founder Dov Charney — Paula Schneider is being met with significant resistance from managers at the brand. More than 30 of those executives asked American...

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