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GUEST POST: Janet Yellen: A.R.M.E.S. and the Leadership Ladder

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GUEST POST: Janet Yellen: A.R.M.E.S. and the Leadership Ladder

 

Guest Post Author is Scott Kellner, Graduate Student at GORE Business School, Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah


 

This is a critical moment in the history of central banks and the practice of monetary policy. Led by the Chair, the Federal Reserve and its Board of Governors is charged with a dual mandate of promoting full employment while also minimizing inflation. Since the sub-prime mortgage crises the Federal Reserve has pursued unprecedented policy to get the economy back on track. Now, ...

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GUEST POST: Be Like Mike – 3 Quick Guidelines For Future Business Champions

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GUEST POST: Be Like Mike – 3 Quick Guidelines For Future Business Champions

 

Guest Post Author is Benjamin Matson, Graduate Student at GORE Business School, Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah


 

Shortly after Michael Jordan won his first title with the Chicago Bulls in 1991, Gatorade launched an ad campaign that would forever remain in the minds of basketball fans across the nation. “Be Like Mike” became a common household saying for years to come. He led a nation to admire him, other teams to respect him, and the Chicago Bulls to ...

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GUEST POST: Learning Leadership From the Best … and the Worst

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GUEST POST: Learning Leadership From the Best … and the Worst

 

Leadership Blog Post – Micheál Fitzpatrick, Graduate Student, Westminster College, Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business

What makes a man tick?Over the years I have had some great mangers & leaders, but in contrast I have also had some terrible ones. The wonderful thing about reporting to managers & leaders who are who are poor and weak, in terms of their skills ...

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GUEST POST: Quietly Compelling Leadership: Learning from a Marine / General / Professor

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GUEST POST: Quietly Compelling Leadership:  Learning from a Marine / General / Professor

 

About the Author:  Jesse Mease is a Graduate Student of Gore School of Business at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, UT

Throughout my life I have been fortunate to be surrounded by effective leaders.  Even as a teenager and later a young man I just deemed them to be “good people.”  I was not aware of the numerous studies on leadership, I only knew that they motivated me and affected me in positive ways. After my time in the military, I enrolled in ...

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GUEST POST: K-Crossing Leadership

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GUEST POST: K-Crossing Leadership

 

About The Author: Randall Madsen, Graduate Student, Gore School of Business, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah

Remaining US Troops In Iraq Patrol Restive Babil ProvinceWe were sitting at K-crossing (Kuwait and Iraq’s border) when my convoy commander called us for a brief meeting. “We are leaving here with ten fingers, and ten toes. Let’s return with all ten fingers and all ten toes.” Master ...

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