Category Archive: Teamwork

Three countries, three dishes, three friends

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By: Alexandra Watts, Savera Shami and Xiaofeng Wang What is a Pakistani vegetarian? According to Savera Shami, of Pakistan, it’s an individual who eats chicken (and sometimes seafood), but not any other meat. Xiaofeng… Continue reading

A Kitchen Without Borders

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by Tynin Fries, Kazi Mohua and Paul Nyongesa Have you ever tried to cook a meal with flavors from three different continents? Last week, the three of us — Paul Nyongesa, from Kenya; Kazi… Continue reading

My semi-personal lister

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I would have loved to tell you stories of some of the challenging personalities I met in my worklife and whom I am grateful for. Also to tell you about some others from whom… Continue reading

Hoop Roots: What Basketball Can Teach Us About Leadership

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John Edgar Wideman’s Hoop Roots is a moving memoir about a man who has to come to terms with his own mortality. After playing basketball all his life – through high school and… Continue reading

Coping with success: life after Watergate

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Years after the Watergate scandal entered history, the then executive editor of the Washington Post, Ben Bradlee, told Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward that if he knew where the investigation was leading, he… Continue reading

Leadership Lessons from a mission of “Successful Failure.”

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By Priscilla J. Quiah, reviewed by Audrey Weil and Lila Ojha Apollo 13 is a film based on the accounts of events of the seventh manned mission in the American Apollo Space program… Continue reading

Michael Mann’s The Insider and What It Teaches Us About Leadership

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Michael Mann’s 1999 film The Insider is, ostensibly, about journalism. But in truth it is a story about human beings, caught in extraordinary circumstances and how that comes to reveal their true characters. Based on… Continue reading

Ferguson case around the world

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Written by Alexis Macklin, Sholpan Zhaksybaeva and Krista Kull Edited by Alexis Macklin On Aug. 9, 2014, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. The death of the young black man… Continue reading

Emily Nichols, CEO

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Not to toot my own horn (but, to do exactly that) I’ve been told I have CEO qualities. Until now, I’ve always been flattered, but never understood what this meant. Now I think… Continue reading

5 Leadership Lessons from Creativity Inc.

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If you want to impress Steve Jobs, you need to do more than just listen to the advice of one leader. Especially when that leader advises you to “walk in to a meeting… Continue reading

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