Category Archives: Balance

Kellogg 2019 Greater China Business Conference: An Amazing Example of a Need to Find Balance

I had the opportunity on Saturday to attend the Kellogg China Business Conference at the Kellogg Global Hub in Evanston and participate as a moderator on one of the panels. The timing of the conference was remarkable since it took place the day after President Trump raised tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion of Chinese imports and announced

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Prayers for the Victims of the Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

Yesterday evening I read in total disbelief — like many of you, I expect — about the tragedy that occurred in Sri Lanka on Easter morning during Christian celebrations commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is hard enough to make sense of why someone would take the life of another person, but how someone could deliberately murder 290 people

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Prayers for the New Zealand Victims and Their Families

My heart and thoughts are completely focused on the 50 Muslim men, women, and children who were senselessly murdered while worshiping at their Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand this past Friday. In addition, another 34 individuals were seriously injured, including a four-year-old girl! It is the worst terrorist attack in the history of New Zealand. It is hard for me

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Gaining a Global Perspective: Teaching in the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program

Greetings from Hong Kong! One of my most enjoyable opportunities is teaching in Kellogg’s Executive MBA programs in Chicago, Miami, and Hong Kong. I spent this past week with KH21, a wonderful group of 48 executives from countries across Asia and Europe, at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) teaching my course on “Leading a Global Company.” Here’s

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What I Learned on a 3-hour Private Plane Ride with George H.W. Bush

The death of former President George H.W. Bush last Friday, who will be remembered in a national day of mourning this coming Wednesday, brought to mind a very personal memory of a man who once shared a flight with me and showed himself to be a true, values-based leader. I am not a political person, and my convictions tend to

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