2
May

We were so excited to read this article about two of our favorite guys from Winston-Salem: Mayor Allen Joines and Jeff “Smitty” Smith. Both are true leaders of Winston-Salem–one officially and one un-officially. Mayor Joines was our neighbor in Winston-Salem. The day we moved in, he walked over with a gift basket to welcome us […]

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8
Apr

Dr. Brent Senior is an ENT at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC.  We met Dr. Senior many years ago when Aneil was looking for a second opinion.  We discovered then that Dr. Senior is a fellow Michigan Wolverine, and we became fast friends. We also discovered that many other patients visit Dr. Senior from […]

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1
Apr

Aneil invited Ted to campus after he saw him interviewed on CNN. Ted was gracious enough to travel from Vermont to NC to talk to Aneil’s MBA students and we were intrigued by Ted’s leadership style. Even though Rhino Foods is privately owned, he opens the books to his employees so that they know how […]

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25
Mar

Dr. Finkel is a neurologist in Chapel Hill, NC. He was also in our first book, but his life has changed since then. He has gone into private practice, after working at UNC Hospital, is now working with vets at Ft. Bragg, and has created a new migraine foundation.  His passion for healing people with […]

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18
Mar

We watched Sheldon on Undercover Boss and were mesmerized by his authenticity.  We have watched many episodes of this show, but not many leaders touched us the way Sheldon did.  When we reached out to Sheldon to learn more about his leadership style, he offered to spend one hour with Aneil–but they ended up spending […]

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11
Mar

We want to introduce you to all of the leaders profiled in our new book. You have met some of them before in our first book and some of them are new. All of them have inspired us to think more deeply about what it means to be a trustworthy leader because of the way […]

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29
Jan

There’s a great article in today’s Wall Street Journal about a group of 40-something men who have been playing a game of tag with each other for the past 23 years: The game they play is fundamentally the same as the schoolyard version: One player is “It” until he tags someone else. But men in […]

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16
Jan

Following Karen’s example of expressing gratitude each week to someone in her life, I want to thank the great people of PremierNeruo in Cary, NC:   Medical Director, Dr. Singaravelu Jagadeesan, aka Dr. Jag, and Owner/Clinical Director, Ms. Mirsa Nieland.  Every since a sinus surgery back in 1999, I haven’t slept very well,  Over the years, my sleep […]

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7
Dec

The Ford Motor Company has just released its top 13 trends for 2013 and the number one trend is Trust.  We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. Ford is optimistic about the state of trust, stating that because our country has lived through distrust in many institutions and people, we are ready to rely on […]

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26
Nov

As our new book, Becoming a Trustworthy Leader, goes to press next month, during a recent speech at the World Business Forum Jack Welch reminds us once again about one of the most important capabilities any great leader must have, and one that the leaders we’ve studied display again and again:  conveying a sense of […]

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