Archive: Personal Leadership Journey
Raising six kids by itself is a monumental task. But Cecilia Rowedder does that an more: She has stepped forward into community leaders roles and made her vision come alive.
By Ian Saleh | June 30, 2010; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (2)
The young rickshaw-puller had shooed me away just five minutes earlier, coarsely calling me 'another of those NGO workers.' Now I watched him warm to my colleague Muhib's kind smile and easy.
By Andrea Useem | June 9, 2010; 06:08 AM ET | Comments (0)
Ashraf Ghani, then Afghanistan's Minister of Finance, asked the IMF team: 'If Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, the British and Soviet empires can't control Afghanistan, how does anyone think a team from IMF can?'
By Andrea Useem | May 12, 2010; 06:01 AM ET | Comments (2)
Before there was CakeLove, I spent a decent amount of time wondering what I should do with my life. When I realized cake could be my future I still had to figure out how to get there.
By Andrea Useem | April 28, 2010; 05:56 AM ET | Comments (2)
In the rush of what we call civilized life, few of us take sufficient time to get to know ourselves. No one can become a truly great leader without self-mastery.
By Andrea Useem | March 19, 2010; 02:44 PM ET | Comments (5)
One of 16 children of crack-addicted parents, I sold drugs and went to prison. But a mentor helped me find a way off the streets, and that's my mission now: to save other young guys from bad choices.
By Andrea Useem | January 14, 2010; 01:19 PM ET | Comments (30)
Delivering products and keeping sound financials are important -- we all know that. But what I've discovered is the Halloween parade and bowling night might just be more important.
By Andrea Useem | November 19, 2009; 08:45 PM ET | Comments (0)