Why CEOs should be more like Santa Claus

12/22/2011 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Leaders need to seek to be more like Santa Claus, writes Paul Marciano. While parents may use Santa's visit as part of a stick-and-carrot routine to inspire good behavior, Marciano argues, Santa is more mission-focused, using an inspirational vision rather than threats and rewards to keep his workshop running smoothly. "I guarantee his elves aren't being driven by some motivational program," Marciano writes.

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