When Opportunity Knocks

November 14, 2013

In our first episode, we debunk the myth that leadership begins and ends with The Leader. Bruce Avolio, Executive Director of Foster’s Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking will explore how the situation (whether in the form of an opportunity or challenge) may have more to do with who becomes a successful leader than the leadership qualities of a particular person. We discuss this new approach with a “headhunter;” an executive from the wild frontiers of computer gaming; Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks; and Erik Nordstrom, President of Stores of the famed Seattle retailer Nordstrom, Inc.