Jim Sinegal

Stop Rewarding Win-At-All-Costs Leaders

Winning isn't just about outscoring your opponent or exceeding the next quarter's goals; it's about doing what's in the long-term best interests of all your fellow stakeholders. With some notable exceptions, business leaders are focused only on short-term gains. We need to demand better.

What Keith Richards and Costco's CEO Share

Reading Keith Richard's much-praised autobiography "Life," and at the same time thinking about corporate leadership, the author came to a startling conclusion. Richards the retirement-shunning rocker and Costco CEO and founder Jim Singeal have an essential trait in common. Authenticity: the drive that can't be faked.

4 CEOs Who Defy the Crazy Corporate Mindset

Too often, driven by the imperative to maximize short-term profits -- and to drive up stock prices, on which their compensations depend -- CEOs make heartless or even foolish decisions, heedless of consequences. But there are some good eggs left in corporate America, like these four enlightened execs.