Chief Strategy Officer at Kronos Incorporated and former submarine officer on the USS Alabama Bob Hughes talks about his transition from the military to the C-Suite and how he’s applied lessons he learned in the service as a leader in Corporate America.
5 Pieces of Advice for Veterans Starting Their Civilian Career
From the Navy to Chief Strategy Officer of Kronos, Bob Hughes is passionate about mentoring young veterans who are transitioning into civilian life. These are five pieces of advice Hughes offers veterans as well as young people starting their careers.
A Passion for Positive Change in Healthcare and Education
The Emergency Manager of Detroit Public Schools describes his labors of love and how he’s helping to bring the Motor City roaring back
Stark Choices That Lead To Sustainability and Success
Kip Daniel, FAIA, LEED AP and Managing Director of The Beck Group, discusses the many instances in his career where he has had to make hard decisions and rely on his faith to carry him and his teams through.
Shipshape & All Hands on Deck at ServiceMaster
SVP of Supply Management Mary Kay Runyan draws inspiration from those she’s served under, in the Navy and in business, to inform the way she leads today.
The 15 Minute Rule
Mark Rampolla, CEO of ZICO Beverages, explains how his daughters’ 15 minute rule has taught him how to become better business manager.
A Battery-Powered Light of the World
Interstate Batteries’ VP of Facilities, Real Estate and Information Technology (IT) and CIO Merv Tarde on Bringing Glory to God and Satisfaction to Customers.
Dollars and Sense: the Business of Integrating IT
CIO Kevin Boyd shares how he led his IT Department to become a mission-driving force at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
Divine Intervention: From the Priesthood to Progressive Talent Partners
Paul Gorrell on his building authentic executive leaders via executive coaching and consulting By Charlene Oldham When Executive Coach and Consultant Paul Gorrell helps clients with their career paths, he knows that the road is not always straight ahead. He can look back on the winding road of his own work life to help them navigate detours and unexpected destinations. With …
Editor’s Note – July/Aug 2014 Issue
Whether you have been glued to your television watching World Cup soccer matches or spending your summer evenings as a spectator to little league games, you may have noticed something: the teams that succeed—regardless of their age or talent level—are the teams that have cohesiveness. Through clear communication, all of the separate parts are able to work together and drive …
Giving a Gold Medal Effort With Energy to Spare
Lawrence Polsky on Working Like an Olympian and Why it Could Help You Get Some Rest.
Managing Sports, People and Personal Life: Tips from the PAC-12’s SVP of Business Affairs
A bit of a jack-of-all-trades, Woodie Dixon, Jr. has knack for problem-solving. He says it’s his key role—and it’s fun.
Desk Chair Quarterbacks and the Fight to Get Off the Bench
A look into a CareerBuilder Study Suggesting That Bulging Waistlines Could Be Flattening Production By Jaclyn Crawford The office lifestyle may seem fast-paced, but the sedentary nature of deskwork is the cause of more than half of American workers’ declining physical fitness. Our friends at CareerBuilder shared with us results of a recent study indicating that 55 percent of workers categorize …
From the Sidelines Back to the Playing Field
Christopher Brennan’s take on Career Builder’s survey and how to snap out of sedentary office life
9 Rules for Building a Successful Sales Team
Sales has changed. To adapt, companies must also change how they build their sales teams. Here are nine axioms for doing so.