Nuggets of Wisdom from Leaders in the Trenches

On March 12, 2014, Bill Spreitzer along with Michael Hining and Forrest Perry, engaged in a panel discussion at the Durham Chamber about the leadership lessons learned in starting and growing a business. The panelists shared past experiences that have shaped their leadership styles and approaches through good and challenging times, and how they continue to draw from those leadership lessons in order to prepare their organizations for the future.

Specific topics discussed included:

• Things to do when starting and growing a business or organization
• Effectively managing diversity within your team
• Being a visionary
• The importance of collaborations, alliances and partnerships
• What it means to be a servant leader