In the Lead is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's latest endeavor examining the region's business community.
Working with one of the world's largest tech companies in 2005, John Feghali had hit the career jackpot.
Bill Snyder helped his father run a successful restaurant in the heart of the Squirrel Hill business district for a decade.
Over a decade ago, Transitions Optical wanted to boost its workforce commitment.
Tracy Brigden's office has a comfortable, shabby-chic look, a workspace punctuated by personal and theatrical mementos.
Highmark Stadium is pretty hard to miss.
Just who's in charge here, anyway?
Bill Sarris will tell you that the biggest challenge in running a family-owned business is, well, family.
If there were a poster boy for the advantages of reaching outside of a company for a great leader, few could argue against Louis Gerstner.
Pittsburgh can be a hard town to break into.
When it comes to leadership in the 21st century, the person who decides shouldn't always be the person in charge.
Mary Alice Duncan could never call herself a billionaire or command the attention of millions on weekday afternoons.
The collective angst about women reaching the top tiers of business often neglects a fundamental question: What do women want?
Jack Welch's tenure at General Electric increased the value of the company and his hard-charging style drew many admirers.
MBA programs and continuing education courses on leadership are a thriving business for many universities in the Pittsburgh region.
Leadership as a course of study is not typically offered in traditional school systems.
There's trouble in the mega industry created to sate our unending desire for effective leaders we can believe in.
The Internet has led most of us to experience information overload.
Leadership effectiveness is ultimately determined by those who are led.
Readers were asked about the qualities of good leaders they've known ... and the not-so-good ones, too.