Tag Archives: Harry Potter

Relationship tips for entrepreneurial leaders

An article in Entrepreneur Magazine argues that effective leaders always make relationships a priority.    “You tend to achieve your top priorities. So even though it may be hard to admit your need other people, you’ve got to make them a priority.” Their advice: BE REAL. BE A GIVER. BE APPRECIATIVE. Great leaders know this, […]

Leadership and the Arts: Harry Potter as Role Model, Transformational Leader

Today, I’m grateful to Call Me Ishmael, the product of a team of people passionate about books, who cull voicemails to the fictional Ishmael (of Moby Dick fame) and share the voices of people who share why they love books. It’s a site that proves the leadership power of art and artists — and often […]

The Hunger Games Are Real: Teenage Fans Remind the World What Katniss Is Really Fighting For

Originally posted on The Stake:
This article originally appeared at YES! Magazine. This week, millions of Americans will gather in theaters to see The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. While for many the film is little more than big-budget Hollywood pop fare, for others the story will dramatically shape the way they see the world’s economic…

Leading with Symbols: Thomas Heatherwick’s Olympic Cauldron

Last night, the world was treated to an extraordinary, playful, and sometimes self-indulgent pageant of human history. It was all about the people — people dancing, people forging iron or herding sheep, people jumping on beds, people singing, people parading for their countries. It honored such great leaders as Winston Churchill, James Bond, Tim Berners-Lee, […]