iBi - November 2012

by Dr. Aaron Buchko

Ever notice how everyone talks about leadership, but no one wants to say exactly what they mean by leadership? What are the traits, qualities and behaviors that make successful leaders?

Introducing...the Class of 2012!

American Red Cross
U.S. District Court
Illinois Central College
Caterpillar Inc.
Illinois State University
Dress for Success Peoria
Five Senses Spa and Salon
Methodist Medical Group
Johnson, Bunce & Noble, PC
Caterpillar Inc.
Marshall County Board
Children's Hospital of Illinois
Heart of Illinois United Way
Lighthouse Automotive
RenalCare Associates
Pediatric Resource Center
Philippi-Hagenbuch Inc.
Caterpillar Inc.
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Trewyn Middle School
Manual High School
Caterpillar Inc.
Peoria County
Walz Label & Mailing Systems
St. Jude Midwest Affiliate
Peoria Promise
Caterpillar Inc.
Children’s Hospital of Illinois
Bradley University
McCall Law Offices, PC
Bradley University
Peoria Public Library
Children's Home
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Caterpillar Inc.
Midstate College
Farnsworth Group Inc.
WHOI Channel 19
Bradley University
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