Posts Tagged 'Leadership'

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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Guest Post: Father and Coach by Jeremy Jeppesen

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Guest Post: Father and Coach by Jeremy Jeppesen

 

About The Author:  Jeremy is a graduate student pursuing his MBA at the Gore School of Business at Westminster College.

The game was on the line; we were down by 2 and had the basketball with only a few seconds remaining when we called timeout.  The crowd was going so crazy, and we had a hard time hearing.  Coach enters the huddle.  There was something about his calming presence that made everything slow down.  He exuded confidence and reassurance, and because ...

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