Full disclosure — I’m not a sports guy. Don’t get me wrong, I play sports and lots of them. I just ended my fast-pitch baseball career last year, after all. However, Bud Light would never cast me in their chest-bumping-bowl-of-Utz-Party-Mix-spilling Sunday afternoon commercials. I just can’t get fired up about it.
As our world continues to grapple with what’s happening around us, everyone, including leaders, struggle to keep up with rapidly evolving conditions.
This blog is part of a series, Leading From the Middle. This series teaches you how to improve the system and show the Man that Millennials know how to get stuff done.
In our third episode, One Man’s Story of War and Peace, we speak with Professor Al Fuertes about his experience growing up in a war zone in the Philippines, and how that led him to become a practitioner in the field of conflict transformation.
In our second episode, Democracy As We Know It: Going, Going, Gone, we take a look at how current events, specifically the Brexit, can be seen as catalysts for larger shifts in the way government works. We also examine possible aspects of that future bureaucracy, and we find out in some cases — that future is already here.
In our first episode, Telling the Story of STEM, we sit down with industry leaders to learn about the looming STEM talent gap and what some of the world’s largest companies are doing about it. We also discuss the transforming education system and the key competencies leaders must have if they want to thrive in the future.
Charlie Munger, the equally successful yet less well-known partner of Warren Buffet, is considered to be the one of the smartest generalists of all time. His success is likely due to the fact that he finds a “lesson” in everything.
On January 21st, a new chapter of the American story will begin. The transition will be a pivotal period for the new administration to set the stage for its path forward.