Category Archives: Leadership

Catching Up On Big Events: NU and Kellogg Graduations – Part 2

I have had the opportunity to attend and participate in many graduations over the past 40 years, but the 2019 Northwestern and Kellogg MBA graduations were clearly the most special. Why, you may ask? Well, at the Northwestern graduation, Andrew Youn, the co-founder of the One Acre Fund that you have heard me mention many, many times received an honorary

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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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The College Admissions Bribery Scandal and the Issue of Values

By now you have read about the college admissions bribery scandal: The story that begins with the corrupt college consultant, William Singer, who collected more than $25 million from hundreds of parents, hired people to take SAT and ACT tests for their children, and bribed college coaches to recruit these students on college teams using artificial athletic resumes. Yes, it

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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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A Remarkable Family Christmas Vacation

I am fortunate to know Father Rocky Hoffman, the head of Relevant Radio, a wonderful nationwide Christian radio network. I participate in Relevant Radio’s show “Morning Air” the first Monday of every month. You can find info and archives of some of my podcasts from the show here. Here’s the remarkable news!! Father Rocky invited Julie, myself, and our entire

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