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In The Lead Magazine

Welcome to In the Lead, a semi-annual magazine focused on sharing leadership perspectives from the field, with content that is curated from leaders across industries. In the Lead seeks to inform future leaders, generate global dialogue on leadership and build a community that sees more effective leadership as a prerequisite to building a better world.

“We strive to be the publication of choice on leadership. We welcome interest in writing for the magazine. If interested, please email us at inthelead@shu.edu.”
- Ruchin Kansal, Editor

Spring 2023 Featured Content:

Extraordinary Teamwork
The key to creating high-performing teams is bringing together a varied group of people with diverse perspectives.
By Sheri L. Feinzig

In the Lead with Shail Jain
A conversation with a leader in technology and data leader in the life sciences, healthcare, financial services and communications industries.
By The Editors

Five Principles of Building High-Performing Teams
Business leaders should seek people who are highly motivated to tackle challenges and work for a purpose.
By Ed Cox 

Leadership Lessons: Avoid a Disconnect and Get in the Trenches
To lead a high-performance team you need to work alongside team members in the trenches.
By Rishi Mehta

In the Crucible: The Alchemy of Informal Teams
Both individual effort and working as a team mean getting things done more efficiently, and with better outcomes.
By Z. Colette Edwards

Case Study
There is more to just reading and talking about leadership — you have to do it. Students seek to gain experience with interdisciplinary teams.
By Elizabeth Halpin and Bryan C. Price

Collective Effort
Assembling a high-performing team requires more than just a group of talented people. It requires finding those with both emotional and social intelligence along with the right skill set.
By Kathie Stuart

In Focus
Jillian Swogier ’11/’17 J.D.  advises getting comfortable being uncomfortable. Stepping outside of your comfort zone.
is difficult, but necessary.

Book Review
In Value(s): Building a Better World for All, teams must ultimately choose values appropriate for the mission.
Reviewed By Paula Alexander and Stephen Wood

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