Author Archives: Mir Khalid Ali

Understand This Former Baxter CEO and Kellogg Professor’s Formula for Success (Article)

In this article for, Peter Cohan reflects on Harry’s four principles of values-based leadership: Are you struggling to achieve your full potential? If so, Harry Kraemer — who graduated with top grades in math from a small college in Wisconsin and earned a scholarship to Northwestern’s MBA program where he worked as a teaching assistant — can help. He

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How To Win Board Support for Growth Investments (Article)

In this article, Peter Cohan interviewed Harry about how executives can win the support of their companies’ boards of directors for critical growth initiatives: “Companies need to grow to stay relevant. To do that, business leaders must persuade their board of directors to give them the capital, technology, and human resources they need to implement their growth investments.” So

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Are You Spending Your Time On What Really Matters? (Article)

In a recent article for Forbes, Pavel Krapivin talks about Harry’s book, Your 168: Finding Purpose and Satisfaction in a Values-Based Life: “Arguably the productivity industry was born with Adam Smith when he first proposed specialization as a means of getting the best out of people. This was then taken that bit further by Frederick Taylor and his theory of

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Finding Peace: Just Answer ‘Yes’​ to Two Simple Questions (Article)

By Marshall Goldsmith Over the past several years, I have had the opportunity to facilitate eight two-day sessions with transitioning CEOs on the topic of ‘Creating a Great Rest of Your Life’. It is not necessarily easy to go from being a CEO to being something else! The leaders in these sessions are all amazingly successful from a socio-economic perspective.

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