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Leadership lessons from the American Civil War


By Andrew Romanov The United States of American and the Confederate States of America—the American Civil War pitted the two against each other in a violent war of “North” against “South.” Each side was… Read More

A Writer Led by Scientists


I’ve always been terrible at picking role models. I think it’s because I genuinely admire pretty much every person I meet, even if it’s just a small quality in them. I try to… Read More

Learning from a Servant Leader


When I think about Condoleezza Rice, I think about her as a dynamic leader.  She is a black woman, who grew up in the Birmingham, Alabama, and became the 66th Secretary of State… Read More

Emily Nichols, CEO


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… Read More

“The Art of War”: Leadership before it was trendy


Andrew Romanov Interviewer: “So you’re looking for an executive position that comes with a lot of respect and a corner office.” Interviewee: “Yes, I am.” Interviewer: “You must read the ‘Financial Times’ and… Read More

Leading Tipping Points


Crime rates in mid-1990s New York City. Sesame Street. Hush Puppies shoes. While seemingly incredibly different in subject matter and size, these three topics are all related by one key factor: they are… Read More

Outliers: The Story of Success


An outlier, as defined in the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is “something that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body” or “a statistical observation that is… Read More

Condoleezza Rice’s Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family


 Condoleezza Rice, 66th Secretary of State to the United States Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family is an autobiographical account from the sixty-sixth U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice. The book journeyed… Read More

5 Leadership Lessons from Creativity Inc.


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… Read More

Berlin Wall: from kiss to kiss


This historical kiss of the leaders (Soviet Union and German Democratic Republic) kept the Berlin wall alive 28 years. Germany, as a country, was divided both ideologically and physically. The atmosphere of this… Read More

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