iBi - November 2009

40 Leaders Under Forty

Progress in a community is driven by the strong leadership of individuals—it is the foundation upon which we build. Every November, InterBusiness Issues dedicates an entire issue to the young leaders in central Illinois—our most outstanding 40 Leaders Under Forty.

40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

Leaders Rise to the Occasion…Again

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

It’s November again…how time flies! Sixteen years ago, we introduced the first class of 40 Leaders Under Forty to central Illinois.

Employee Engagement Linked to Professional Development

by Angela Settles
Bradley University Executive Development Center

The economy is beginning to recover, and many companies will soon find it necessary to ramp up their productivity to meet the demands of consumers who have long been dormant.

Managing Next Generation Leaders

by Jessica Moroz
Young Professionals Organization of Greater Peoria

There is a variety of generations represented in today’s workforce, from the Baby Boomers and Generation Xers to the latest generation, the Millennials or the Next Generation.

Service Above Self

by Anna Gaynor and Amy Chovan

Peoria Rotarians give of themselves to better the community in which they live and work.

A World of Difference

Jim McConoughey - Heartland Partnership

Many people think being a leader is simply “being the boss” or giving orders and having direct reports. But there is much more to leadership.







Coping with the Great Recession

When a recession hits, hardly anyone is unaffected, and this is no different in the Peoria area. For Central Illinoisans, though, a recession often takes hold months after it hits the rest of the country, and thus, when the rest of the country is beginning to recover, Peoria is often still struggling.

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