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Sir Alex Ferguson | Stacy Geiken Photography
November 18, 2015

Five Lessons in Leadership from Manchester United’s Former Manager

As a player, coach, and manager, Alex Ferguson learned the importance of discipline and thinking long term.


Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford helps build a home in Atlanta, Georgia. | Courtesy
October 26, 2015

How the Habitat for Humanity CEO Moved Beyond Houses

During his tenure, Jonathan Reckford has pushed the nonprofit into advocacy, disaster relief, and sustainability.


Susan Akbarpour | Courtesy
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Susan Akbarpour: “I Want to Change the Way People Shop”

The founder of online tool Mavatar discusses consumer behavior, persistence, and the value of transparency.


A circle of workers listening to a woman speaker | Adobe Stock
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Can Women be Strong Leaders Without Being Labeled “Bossy”?

Attitudes and preconceptions about gender roles are deeply rooted.


A Bundeswehr soldier casts his shadow on the ground | Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch
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Gil-li Vardi: Can Businesses Learn from Military Strategy?

A military historian says organizational assumptions are rarely correct.
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