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PENGUIN BUSINESS THOUGHT LEADERS

Leading In Hard Times

Anyone who manages any size organization has to grapple with the challenges of the recession. How can we get through hard times not just with our bottom lines intact, but also without destroying morale…

Anyone who manages any size organization has to grapple with the challenges of the recession. How can we get through hard times not just with our bottom lines intact, but also without destroying morale? For some fresh perspectives, we first interview Geoff Colvin, the senior editor at large of Fortune magazine, and the author most recently of The Upside Of The Downturn: Ten Management Strategies to Prevail in the Recession and Thrive in the Aftermath. Then we read a passage by NFL Hall of Fame Coach Bill Walsh, who led the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowls. His posthumous new book is called The Score Takes Care Of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership. Finally, we interview Howard Behar, a former top executive at Starbucks, and the author of It's Not About The Coffee: Lessons on Putting People First From a Life At Starbucks.

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