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Managing Talent

Jan 02, 2017

Sydney Finkelstein shares insight into his research on some of the worlds most powerful bosses to help us understand how to seek, develop and manage new talent.

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The Best Leaders Are Teachers

Harvard Business Review
Feb 06, 2018

In a Facebook Live video, Sydney Finkelstein discusses how the best leaders are also great teachers. Finkelstein says the qualifications for being a teacher aren't as high as some may think, and don't include a corner office or executive role.

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Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

Harvard Business Review
Jan 09, 2018

Features Sydney Finkelstein in a conversation about how business leaders should approach their direct reports like teachers. Finkelstein says the benefits of being a “teacher-leader” are numerous. “People inevitably value others that try to help them. That’s what teaching is,” he says.

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Are You a Confident or Overconfident Boss? Here’s How to Tell

The Wall Street Journal
Feb 24, 2019

“There’s a fine line between self-confidence and overconfidence,” writes Sydney Finkelstein, the Steven Roth Professor of Management. Finkelstein suggests four questions to ask yourself to make sure cockiness isn’t interfering with your—and your team’s—performance.

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