A typical CEO looks almost nothing like the stereotypical one. Great CEOs excel at deciding, engaging, adapting and delivering. Look for these behaviours if you’re hiring one – and develop them if you want to be one.
Interesting evidence about predictions is covered in a book by Philip Tetlock entitled Expert Political Judgment: How good is it? The answer is directly relevant to business management, because fortunes are directly affected by political decisions (and indecisions).