IBJ’s Beyond COVID

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April 28, 2020  

Leaders are created in crisis. You can be one of them.

April 28, 2020

Nancy Koehn—a historian, Harvard Business School professor and our guest on Beyond COVID—did a deep dive into history’s most outstanding leaders and what they tell us about the qualities of leadership for her book: “Forged in Crisis: The Making of Five Courageous Leaders.”

What she learned is that leaders aren’t born; they are made. They are made through solving everyday problems but also through crises.

So Nancy talked with host Lesley Weidenbener about how business owners and managers can use this pandemic to develop the skills that will lead their organizations out of the COVID crisis and on to better things.

Also, hear from IBJ reporter Susan Orr about the newest round of paycheck protection funding and what it means for small businesses.

IBJ's Beyond COVID podcast is brought to you by James Allen Insurance.

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Music for IBJ's Beyond COVID podcast is by Septahelix and is licensed to the public under http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/