leadership running

Six Things Running Taught Me About Leading

A life-long runner, associate professor Malia Mason reflects on what the sport taught her about leadership. I’ve been running my entire adult life. From cross-country, to marathons, to long-distance trail runs, I’ve logged hundreds of miles over the years. For a challenge I take on mostly on my own, I’ve been surprised by just how … Continued

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Is Fair Value Accounting Really Fair?

In the years leading up to the 2008 financial collapse, banks gobbled up risk while turning out sunny financial reports. Accounting standards may be partly to blame. On September 15, 2008, the financial world looked on in disbelief as Lehman Brothers collapsed and Merrill Lynch was forced to sell itself to Bank of America. Lehman’s … Continued

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Where Have All The Leaders Gone?

Globally, confidence in leadership has all but disappeared in recent years. Technology may be partly to blame, but our crumbling faith in leadership may say more about how we’ve changed than how our leaders have. We are presently facing a global crisis in leadership — at least according to a survey of experts convened by … Continued