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Why a philanthropist sought a reporter’s help to tell Freddie Gray’s story
Why a philanthropist sought a reporter’s help to tell Freddie Gray’s story

Robin Hood Foundation CEO Wes Moore teams up with an education reporter to explore Freddie Gray's life

Target's CEO on navigating crisis in 2020
Target's CEO on navigating crisis in 2020

How has Target cared for employees, customers and communities during the pandemic and responded forcefully to racial inequality? Target CEO Brian Cornell recently talked about leading the company through crisis.

How businesses can repair the chasm created by racism
How businesses can repair the chasm created by racism

Companies are scrambling to fix racial injustices and inequities. But to become anti-racist requires hard work, an awareness of microaggressions, and buy-in from leadership, among other steps.

#ICMA2019: A call to reflect and lead
#ICMA2019: A call to reflect and lead

A distinguished local government leader issues a call to reflect and inspire

Embracing failure and learning to lead from the sidelines
Embracing failure and learning to lead from the sidelines

Sometimes the biggest achievements in life come from the sidelines, not playing in the main event.

Get out of your swivel chair and lead
Get out of your swivel chair and lead

Lessons on how local government professionals can manage chaos by heading toward the problem.

Walmart
Walmart

Walmart's first executive vice president shares her journey as an "Only" and how companies can improve on executive diversity.

SHRM
SHRM

SHRM is urging employers to hire people with criminal records. Here's a story of one advocate who is trying to make up for his past failings.

Symantec's culture transformation weathered M&A and executive turnover to get the most out of data and people.

SHRM
SHRM

HR can show that culture drives business results, and it starts with hiring from a wider pool of abilities.

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