It’s mid-morning. It’s dry, dusty, hot and almost 100° F. I’m walking through the market in Old Fangak, South Sudan.Read the article.
I never set out to be CEO of a hospital. I actually had aspirations of beauty school in my younger years, as I always liked helping people feel good about themselves.Read the article.
I’m a business school researcher, and the game has changed throughout the years. I’ve come to sympathize more with the demands and expectations placed on leadersRead the article.
I am the newly appointed Dean for the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), and this past year has been one of personal firsts: It was my first appointment as a university Dean, and the first time moving my family to live in Alaska.Read the article.
A member of my staff once said, “I work my eight hours so that I can go do what I really want to do.”Join the conversation.
The Value of Outsiders
I am a career outsider. I have never held any particular leadership position longer than two years, but that’s not uncommon in my profession. Like many of my colleagues, I am a generalist, and resist “expertise” as I see it as a potentially inhibiting label.Read the article.
Seven years ago, I was uncomfortably stuck making fear‐based decisions, not sleeping, feeling anxious, stressed and unhappy. I was the president and CEO of a professional services firm that was growing and bringing in big revenue numbers. Everything should have been great, but personally, I was struggling.Read the article.