Warner’s C.E.O. Is Bullish on the Big Screen

In Hollywood’s sea of bravado, Kevin Tsujihara, the quiet new chief executive of Warner Bros., may seem miscast. But he is already making bold bets to keep the studio on top.


Corner Office: Jeremy Zimmer of United Talent Agency, on Accepting Ideas

Mr. Zimmer, chief executive and co-founder of the agency, says: “Part of being a good C.E.O. is not believing that you know best.”


Corner Office: Bob Pittman of Clear Channel, on the Value of Dissent

Dissenters “may intend to tell you why we can’t do something,” the company’s chief says, “but if you listen hard, what they’re really telling you is what you must do to get something done.”


Corner Office: Val DiFebo of Deutsch NY, on Being Direct

The C.E.O. of the advertising agency in New York says it’s always important to be straightforward with employees. “It just puts everything on the table,” she says.


Corner Office: For Brian O’Kelley of AppNexus, Learning Never Stops

The chief executive of the advertising technology company AppNexus had a rocky beginning in the world of start-ups.


Corner Office: Jonathan Klein of Getty Images, on Useful Critiques

The C.E.O. of Getty Images warns against critiquing others’ work in too much detail. “In fiddling over the small stuff,” he says, “you take away all the empowerment.”


The Boss: How Audubon Society’s Chief Took Wing From Journalism

The president and C.E.O. of the National Audubon Society describes his career journey, which included many years at The San Jose Mercury News.


Corner Office: Paul Venables: Paul Venables, on Asking for the Toughest Jobs

The founder of a San Francisco advertising agency says he would advise college graduates starting a career to volunteer for a task their boss hates.


The Boss: Patricia Mitchell, Trained by a Life of Change

The leader of the Paley Center for Media says that “an industry undergoing major change is the perfect place for me.”