Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Leadership Lessons from Coach K

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I was one of forty people at a breakfast this morning in New York City with Duke University men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, alias Coach K. He was in town to see a few members of his USA Basketball team (Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul) and to do a bit of recruiting. Here are a few […]

Earning License to Lead

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I am delivering the keynote address at the Marquette University College of Communications this morning in about an hour. I had a marvelous discussion over dinner last night with Dean Lori Bergen, who has brought energy and verve to this Milwaukee-based institution. She made a profound observation about the core values of the school, the […]

Leading from the Front

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I have had a whirlwind tour of the US this week, from San Jose to Chicago to Oklahoma City and finally back to my home in New York City. Some CEOs operate best from behind their desks, focused on the numbers and proper implementation of strategy. Nothing wrong with that approach, but I prefer to […]

The Social Service Agency: Hard Choices Ahead

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I hosted a dinner at my home on Tuesday for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS), which was founded in the 1850s to help orphans and children living in poverty in New York City. Rich Buery, the inspirational CEO of the organization, was joined by former Centers for Disease Control director Julie Gerberding, former NYC Deputy […]

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