Category Archives: Media

‘Value’ proposition: Ex-CEO on how Chicago can woo new jobs (Article)

David Roeder of the Chicago Sun Times recently spoke with Harry about how Chicago might attract new jobs and companies to the city: Harry Kraemer Jr. occupies a world of complexity and close calls, nuances and competing interests. It’s a good thing he’s in academia and not politics. A professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Kraemer has insight

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What Makes Zelensky Such a Strong Leader? (Article)

In this edition of “The Insightful Leader” by Kellogg Insight, Harry shares his views on what makes Ukraine’s President Zelensky a strong leader: We’re going to look at leadership through a pretty bleak prism today: the war in Ukraine. The destruction and suffering in Ukraine has been horrifying to watch. But perhaps equally riveting has been the bravery and defiance

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Directors Forum Conference 2022

Join Harry and other leaders for the 17th Annual Directors Forum Conference this week! In our constantly changing reality, and with increasingly stringent regulations and requirements, directors, management and investors must now lead their organizations through uncertainty in uncharted territory. CDF’s 17th annual conference – held in partnership with the University of California Berkeley Center for Law and Business –

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Overcoming Change Management with Great Leadership (Podcast)

Change management is the tilting point of every M&A deal. Preserving the value that you just acquired is dependent on how you retain key employees. In this episode of the M&A science podcast, Harry talks about how effective leadership helps overcome change management challenges. Listen in and learn about: how leaders can help retention the importance of feedback mechanisms how

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13 books Harvard, Kellogg, and other MBA professors are telling students to read this year (Article)

Insider (formerly Business Insider) — the fastest growing online news site — recently highlighted Harry’s book, Your 168, as one of the top 13 books recommended by business school professors: As the pandemic wears on, you might be considering whether attending business school is the best option for you and your career. To give those who might not be ready

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Do You Have TRUE Self-Confidence? (Podcast)

Being a leader and teaching leadership are two very different things. Harry found this out when he jumped S-curves later in life. In this podcast with Whitney Johnson, Harry and Whitney discuss the qualities that make leaders both effective and relatable, and why it’s never OK to say, “I don’t know where you’re coming from.” Harry explains the importance of

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The Insightful Leader Live: How to Lead in Really, Really Challenging Times (Webinar)

Eighteen months into the pandemic, leaders are facing a dizzying array of challenges—and there are few signs of relief on the horizon. Harry Kraemer, clinical professor of leadership, former Fortune 500 CEO, and author of several bestselling books about values-based leadership, explains how to develop the mindset you need to help yourself, your team, and your organization succeed. He’ll explain

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