A great example of ‘Those Guys’

In my classes and talks I often mention “those guys,” a mysterious, magical group of men and women that people will often refer to as the ones they’re waiting for to solve a given problem, large or small. True values-based leaders, however, recognize that THEY are “those guys,” and they take it upon themselves to find meaningful solutions and make

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Regarding the Business Roundtable’s “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation”

As you may have read, this past Monday the Business Roundtable, which consists of more than 200 CEOs of large American corporations, released their “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation.” Though representing a wide range of companies, the CEOs signed a shared commitment to the following: Delivering value to our customers Investing in our employees Dealing fairly and ethically

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When is it Too Much to Tolerate? If Ever, Now.

Given the craziness of U.S. politics over the past several years, I avoid addressing the topic very often in my writing. This doesn’t mean I ignore what’s happening in our country; frankly, it’s impossible to.  However, I try not to “take sides,” and I strive to look at issues from a “balanced perspective,” seeking to understand ALL sides. I give

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Harry to serve as board chairman of merged health care companies (Article)

Option Care Enterprises and BioScrip have completed its merger plans, and now operates as one company under the name Option Care Health, Inc. The company will be headquartered in Bannockburn, IL and led by John Rademacher as Chief Executive Officer and Mike Shapiro as Chief Financial Officer. Harry Kraemer, former chairman and chief executive officer of Baxter International Inc., will

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Greetings from Lisbon!

One of the great things about giving leadership talks and presentations to organizations and associations around the world to benefit the work of the One Acre Fund is that I have the opportunity to visit many amazing places. This past Sunday I traveled to Lisbon, Portugal for meetings with the Jerónimo Martins company, an amazing organization with operations in Portugal,

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