It’s that time of year again when famous leaders get a few minutes to talk directly to future leaders. I’m talking of course about the commencement or graduation address. Post-secondary institutions all over the world invite famous politicians, artists, titans […]
Last month, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos released his annual letter to shareholders. This has become a major news event each year as people both inside and outside Amazon wait to hear the latest musings from the leader of one of the […]
Fake news—two words that have become very prominent in our daily lexicon over the past two years. US President Donald Trump has put a big spotlight on it every time he accuses anyone who criticizes him of disseminating fake news.
In 2007, Bill Gates gave a commencement speech at Harvard University in which he shared how his mother, Mary, and his wife, Melinda, had positively influenced his life’s work, in particular his charitable endeavors.
One of the things I’ve come to learn about leadership is fairly simple: as humans we expect more from leaders; we expect them to live up to a higher standard of behavior. This is an idea that I’ve validated in […]