Monthly Archives: March 2016

Two Days in Jakarta

On my trip to Asia last week, I also had the opportunity to make my first visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, a truly remarkable city. My host was Mr. Hermawan Kartajaya, the Founder and Chairman of MarkPlus. The firm is the leading marketing consulting firm in Asia, with 18 offices and 300 professionals. Mr. Kartajaya is a close friend of Professor

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One Fantastic Day in Philly!

Having one truly great experience in a day is special…last Monday, I had three in Philly!!! 1) First, I had the privilege to be a keynote speaker for the Securities Industry Institute (SII) at The Wharton School on the topic of values-based leadership. The chair of the conference, Heather Crist, (an SVP with Wells Fargo Advisors) was one of my Kellogg

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Shiftgig grows from restaurant job board to staffing the Super Bowl (Article)

Harry was recently quoted in an article in the Chicago Tribune about an up and coming startup: “When Nike needed workers to serve as brand ambassadors at the Super Bowl, Chicago startup Shiftgig made some connections. Soon after, it helped staff a VIP event at the Chicago Auto Show. The high-profile clients show that Shiftgig isn’t just about filling shifts

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The Global Economy: What Will Happen Next, and What Should We Do About It?

“What Will Happen Next?” In my meetings with students and business executives around the world, a topic that frequently bubbles up is the global economy. When even companies like Apple, Alphabet (Google), and Amazon — the three top ranking companies in Fortune’s 2016 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies — are getting hammered in the stock market, many folks

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What Apple’s Standoff With the FBI Says About Leadership

Harry recently published a piece at Fortune.com about the ongoing showdown between Apple and the FBI: “It’s not about whether Tim Cook is right or wrong. Apple Inc.’s standoff against the U.S. government’s mounting pressure to hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters highlights the importance of having clear leadership values in place. Otherwise, when

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