It’s Your (Leader) Ship

As commander of the USS Benfold, he initiated a leadership turnaround that rocked the Navy. Now D. Michael Abrashoff wants to help your company chart a better course. Here, he offers five guiding principles for leaders in tough times.

Four Power Plays

Robert Greene’s controversial book, “The 48 Laws of Power,” lays out a code of conduct that appears diametrically opposed to Fast Company’s principles and precepts for the new economy. Here, we pit Greene’s laws against Fast Company models and mentors. Whose power schemes make sense to you?

He’s Navigating the Dotcom Dustbowl

Peter Neupert, CEO of, offers advice for keeping your company on course and your employees calm, cool, and collected as dotcompetitors drop like flies and stock prices continue to slide.