Nobel Foundation’s Lars Heikensten: Dealing with Crises (Article)

A Financial Times article, Nobel Foundation’s Lars Heikensten: Dealing with Crises dated July 1, 2018, which discusses how to deal with organizational infighting, quotes Harry who sets out four rules for leaders: Set clear expectations about how the team will operate; the leader must communicate these expectations repeatedly; everyone should be held accountable for their actions, and there must be clear consequences for

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A Return to Civility

I have the opportunity to participate on the Relevant Radio show, “Morning Air” (www.relevantradio.com), the first Monday every month at 7:30AM CST. I focus my comments on values-based leadership from a spiritual perspective. Last week we addressed “How Can We Improve Civility?” I admit that the first thing I did was look up the definition of “civility.” According to the

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It’s Time to Take a Stand

I usually avoid getting into political discussions because the extreme partisan positions of many people make it almost impossible to have a truly BALANCED discussion. Values-based leaders truly need to understand all sides of the story. I strongly believe the words of St. Francis who taught us to “seek to understand before we are understood.” However, since I spend so

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Never a Dull Moment at Northwestern!

I love teaching at Northwestern Kellogg, and I must say, there is never a dull moment. There are always a million things going on. The challenge is figuring out where to go and when! My students apparently even have a term for it: FOMO — Fear of Missing Out! Here’s just a few recent activities: The Northwestern School of Communication’s

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