mary barra - great leader

Never Stop Learning…

One of the biggest takeaways from this article is to never stop learning. Learn from some of the most successful people in business and life. The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Though there is a lot of talk about the moral superiority of the road-less-traveled, often the best path to take is the one that’s already been blazed. To help you avoid having to break your own trail as you build your business, I’ve brought together some key points of advice from business leaders who’ve walked the path you’re on right now. Mary Barra – CEO, General Motors Decisiveness The current CEO of General Motors, and the highest ranking woman in the automotive industry, emphasizes the need to make educated decisions. Mary Barra is known for her collaborative approach, often using a town-hall meeting format to collect information and opinions from her teams. She says it’s important to surround yourself with experts, so that every decision is as informed as possible. No one person has all the answers. However, all that input is only good as long as it’s driving the decision making process forward. Mary Barra stresses the importance of taking the decision making reigns …