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  • CNBC: What's Behind Skyrocketing Drug Prices

    Dec 21, 2015

    Can the outrageous actions of one individual taint an entire industry? By demonstrating total disregard for the patients that drug companies serve, pharmaceutical bad boy  Martin Shkreli ,  former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals , is trying his hardest to destroy the reputation of the industry. Shkreli became America's most detested businessman when he jacked up prices on an AIDS drug 5,500 percent, from $13.50 a pill to $750. Meanwhile, a generic version of the drug is available for $1.00.

  • Delta Sky Mag: Leading Through Giving

    Dec 16, 2015

    From a young age I have understood the importance of giving. My father and mother instilled in me the practice of giving tithes, and I have stuck with that practice my entire life. Both of my parents were very involved in giving back – from local charities and organizations to the United Way and Rotary Club.

  • Dow-DuPont Raises Even More Concerns America Is Abandoning Corporate Research

    Dec 14, 2015

    Unfortunately, that’s the very nature of research: despite efforts to accelerate innovation, basic research takes as long as ever because of the thoroughness, rigorous testing, and extended time required for commercialization. Consider the human genome. It was first sequenced during Bill Clinton’s presidency. Fifteen years later, biopharma companies are still working on early applications.

  • Becoming a More Authentic Leader

    Dec 14, 2015

    Now, more so than ever before, leaders MUST be authentic.  It is becoming increasingly easier for people (especially millennials) to identify who is an authentic leader and who isn't.  Make sure you know how to lead those who follow you, genuinely.

  • You Won't Make It If You Fake It

    Dec 8, 2015

    “Faking it” is the antithesis of authentic leadership. Following this advice is the most likely path to failure as a leader. You cannot act like a leader until you go through the hard steps of developing yourself from within.

  • Observer Culture: Warren Bennis Led by Example

    Dec 2, 2015

    Warren Bennis was one of the great pioneers in the field of leadership. Small in physical stature, he was a giant in his intellect, his heart, and his spirit. Just as Peter Drucker was the father of management, Warren was the “father of leadership.”

  • Huffington Post: Vulnerability is Power

    Nov 25, 2015

    Imagine a moment when you felt fully comfortable with others. You weren't guarding what you said. You weren't monitoring how others perceived you. And you shared life stories you rarely do.

  • Toronto Globe and Mail: Staying grounded is key to balancing life and leadership

    Nov 24, 2015

    Successful leaders live complex and demanding lives. As the frequency of communication has intensified, the pace of business has increased.

  • ManagerMojo: What is Your True North?

    Nov 17, 2015

    The leaders of yester - year can’t be the leaders of today with the evolutionary and revolutionary move from the ‘Me’ generation to the ‘We’ generation.  While today’s young leaders desire collaboration, transparency and engagement they thrive on working in a world of diversity and technology.  They are inspired and excited to commit to causes and efforts greater than themselves.

  • Huffington Post: Mindfulness Is Transforming Leadership

    Nov 12, 2015

    How are leaders becoming mindful? One of the most popular ways to learn mindfulness is to attend a Mindfulness - Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course. Popularized by Jon Kabat