Category Archives: Leadership

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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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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