The leadership traits every professional needs

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Leadership traits

1. Work you vs. real you. 

Why suppressing your real personality at work could be detrimental to your health.

2. How to get women on board(s). 

The trick to turning around your company culture may be the same thing that pushes you to beat your best score in Call of Duty. Here’s why gamification is the new business presentation.

3. Play more. 

It’s time to end the use of quotas when it comes to diversifying your board by gender, but not for the reason you think.

4. Relationships and the Heinz-Kraft merger. 

In the wake of the recent mega-merger between Kraft Foods Group and H.J. Heinz Co., we took a look at the relationships between Kraft, the deal’s advisors—Centerview Partners and Lazard—and Heinz owners Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital, and how they might have influenced 2015’s biggest merger to date.

5. The rise of Karim Assef and Diego DeGiorgi.

Bank of America, which advised Shell’s acquisition of BG Group this week, has announced the appointment of Karim Assef and Diego DeGiorgi as the co-heads of its global investment banking division. As industry veterans, how will each bring his experience and network to bear in, as BOA’s head of corporate and investment banking put it, “deepening client relationships, enhancing coverage efforts and strengthening collaboration and partnerships across the firm?”

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