Business

Collaborative Leadership in the Workplace

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Friday, March 06, 2015

When discussing leadership strategies for the workplace, the term “collaborative leadership” surfaces frequently. It is a methodology that is essential to the success of all businesses regardless of product, service or niche, and has less to do with manager versus employee than employee versus employee engagement.

The goal of collaborative leadership is to eliminate the biggest threat to business productivity; the silo mentality. Businesses are now realizing that the ability to recruit star players to your organization does not ensure success if those players are not encouraged to collaborate as a team. Or if they are not shown how to value inspiration and innovation from all possible sources.

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“Think and Grow Rich” for the Modern Business Leader

Author: Manish Shah

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Journalist Napoleon Hill’s 1937 book “Think and Grow Rich” outlined what Hill’s research found to be the traits most commonly shared by the successful business leaders of his day. Hill used the skills he learned in advisory positions for powerful leaders – including US Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Delano Roosevelt – to launch a career as a motivational author, outlining the commonalities between the successful men he advised. By the time Hill died in 1970, “Think and Grow Rich” had sold over 20 million copies, making it one of the best-selling books of all time.

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How to Make Your Lake Forest MBA a Career Resolution for 2015

Author: Carolyn Brune

Thursday, December 11, 2014

As the New Year approaches, you have personal resolutions, but have you stopped to formulate resolutions for your professional development?  At Lake Forest Graduate School of Management we enjoy a long running tradition of providing tools, training and resources to cultivate leadership skills that create measurable impact in business.

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