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Archive for July, 2015

Volunteering and Idealism

July 28, 2015 0 Comments

Several years ago I was walking through the student union at the University of Illinois-Urbana in December of my senior year thinking about law school, which I’d be entering the next fall.  My course was set, at least for three …

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5 Extraordinary CEOs Discuss Recent Great Reads: Continuing Our Look at Your Own Professional Development

July 21, 2015 1 Comment


The June 10 post at features a podcast by CEOs Michael Anderson and Chris Fox, who discuss the approaches they take to their own ongoing professional development (  Among other things, Michael and Chris, being lifelong …

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CEOs Jeff Finkle and Michelle Mason on Character and Leadership

July 16, 2015 2 Comments

Our July 7 post at this blog, “About Character and CEO Leadership,” takes a look at various elements making up a person’s character and focuses in on a character trait that helped to make Abraham Lincoln an extraordinary leader:  “true …

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About Character and CEO Leadership

July 7, 2015 2 Comments

I was really pleased that two extraordinary CEOs serving on this blog’s CEO Advisory Committee – Jeff Finkle, President/CEO of the International Economic Development Council, and Michelle Mason, President & CEO of the Association Forum of Chicagoland – accepted our …

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You’ve Got To Hit the Buzzer

July 1, 2015 0 Comments

Diverse People in Meeting With Speech Bubbles

“This feels wrong in so many ways.  It feels reckless, careless and selfish.  Of course we’re supposed to wait until we’re sure before we buzz.  But the waiting leads to a pattern of not buzzing.”  I’m quoting from Seth Godin’s …

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