Previous Nov 2011Next Archives About iBi Leadership Lessons Learning From Failure by Dr. Larry Weinzimmer Bradley University Being a great leader isn’t exclusively about making the “right” decision; often times, it is about how to proactively avoid making the “wrong” decision. 40 Leaders Under Forty Kelly Anderson OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Tommy L. Arbuckle III Caterpillar Inc. Kenneth C. Baker Miller, Hall & Triggs LLC Abby J. Clark Davis & Campbell LLC Dr. Cheryl Colbenson OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Anthony Corso Illinois Central College Matthew G. Dawson Hanson Professional Services, Inc. Lisa Gates RLI Corporation Robert C. Gates Federal Companies Keith A. Gettinger Caterpillar Inc. Kyle Gorden Federal Companies Thomas E. Harrington Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty Chad M. Hawes Caterpillar Inc. Casey L. Johnson WestPoint Financial Group Kristin Kern Snider Pink Sugar Boutique Nicholas M. Knapp Legacy Investment Services Todd Kollar Commercial Grounds Maintenance Robert E. Lamberson Farnsworth Group, Inc. Drew William Leman Leman Property Management Co. Dr. Teresa J. Lynch OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Matt Machala IT360, Inc. Grace Mata Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC Leigh Ann Matthews City of Pekin Mark Matthews Illinois Central College Darrin J. Maue Caterpillar Inc./Optimistic Properties, LLC Bethany G. O'Brien Commerce Trust Company Brenda O'Russa St. Mark Catholic Parish James C. Ostrom OSF HealthCare Tyler D. Petersen Husch Blackwell LLP John Redlingshafer Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, PC Jennifer Robin Bradley University Joseph W. Sharpe III Sharp Payroll Sarah Stabler Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce Danette Swank Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. Chad Elliot Udell The Iona Group/Float Mobile Learning Andrew Velpel Caterpillar Inc. Lonnie Whisker Tri-County Urban League Dr. Amanda Wright Methodist Medical Center of Illinois Wakeisha A. Young OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Robert R. Zinser, Jr. PDC Technical Services, Inc. One for the Ages Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi Overcoming the fear of failure is one of the most important lessons for any leader. Perhaps the greatest exemplification of leadership is the ability to learn from our mistakes. Leadership = Passion by Michael Fricke Cover, Shay & Evans, LLP People want to follow leaders who believe in their mission with their whole heart and soul. Challenging Tomorrow’s Leaders by Karen Cotton Illinois American Water A leadership program at one area company helps to identify and develop the leaders of tomorrow, today. Leadership Makes an Economy Strong by Ally Krebeck EDC for Central Illinois it is important to maintain a strong community with leaders that are dedicated to economic success, growth and expansion. Leadership Charisma Is it for Real? by Dave Goranson Goranson Consulting, Inc. There are many opinions on the topic of leadership and charisma—more than I can count, it seems. Do the Right Thing by Joseph B. VanFleet VanFleet Law Offices To determine the most effective type of leadership, we must first attempt to define the term. Lead By Example by Sarah Stabler and Renee Charles Young Professionals Organization of Greater Peoria Leadership isn’t something you should keep to yourself. Bring the Passion Paul Macek, Proctor Hospital Leadership without passion is nothing more than a hollow promise. Effective Bipartisan Leadership by Brad McMillan Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service, Bradley University It is essential for leaders on both sides to work together in search of common ground. Have You Earned the Right to Lead? 10 Deeply Destructive Mistakes That Suggest the Answer Is No (and How to Stop Making Them) by John Hamm Just because you have been granted authority doesn’t mean you’re getting the full, collaborative engagement of your employees. Region Granting Employees a Voice (And Time for Input) Pays Offby Dr. Grenita Lathan Peoria Public Schools Growing the Illinois EconomyTony Rolando, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity A Welcome LeaderThomas O'Neill III, Peoria County Board Regional SynergiesDavid Zimmerman, Tazewell County Board Finance Manufacturing Leading the Path to Recovery in the U.S. Economyby Karen L. Kurek McGladrey Fraud Prevention for BusinessSteve Daggs - Commerce Bank Take Advantage of the New Gift and Estate Tax Lawby The Cheney-Epley-Wolbeck Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Workplace Nine Ways High Achievers Can Realize Optimum Life Balanceby Sheri Riley Healthcare Empowering Employees to Be LeadersKeith Steffen, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center New Law Opens Door for Managed CareMichael Davis - IWIRC Corp. Intersecting Healthcare and the InternetMethodist Medical Center Merger Promotes Healthy Livingby Ashlyn Smith Cancer Center for Healthy Living More... Race to the TopPlunge to the Bottomby Dr. Kevin D. Finson and Dr. Dean Cantù Bradley University Chinese Corn ProductionPatrick Kirchhofer - Peoria County Farm Bureau Balance Medicare Open Enrollment What You Need to Know This Year by Lauren Montrastelle Medicare’s open enrollment period is undergoing some adjustments.