iBi - November 2010

40 Leaders Under Forty

Every November, iBi dedicates an entire issue to the young leaders of central Illinois. Along with Caterpillar Inc. and sponsors RLI, Bradley University’s Theresa S. Falcon Executive MBA, Farnsworth Group, Commerce Bank, Coyle Insurance and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center—we are proud to present the 2010 class of 40 Leaders Under Forty.

40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

Publisher's Note

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

A new generation of leaders is on the rise, working diligently to make a difference in central Illinois—and in the world. So much has changed in the 17 years since InterBusiness Issues recognized the first class of 40 Leaders Under Forty.

The Growth of Emerging Leaders

by Dr. Chuck Stoner
Bradley University

As emerging leaders grow in self-awareness and confidence, they must extend beyond themselves, grasping that organizational success is about people. Largely, their challenge will be engaging and unleashing the talents of others to attain performance and reach higher levels of potential.

Peoria’s Modern-Day Phoenicians Nurture Local Economy

by Ali Zohoori
Peoria Area World Affairs Council

The Peoria area is home to nearly 8,000 Lebanese-American residents, many of whom have taken leadership roles in medicine, education, the arts, law, construction, real estate, politics and business.

Bridging the Generational Gap

by John P. Muñoz
Citizens First National Bank

For the first time in history, four distinct generations—Matures, Boomers, X’ers and Millennials—are employed side by side in the workplace. Effective management of this generational divide is vital to the longevity and success of your business.

To Lead, Follow

by Michael Fricke

The lessons learned from bad leadership can be just as valuable as those learned from good leadership.

Physician Leaders At All Levels

Dr. Gail Amundson, Quality Quest for Health

To be excellent leaders, physicians need skills not taught in medical schools and residency programs and not commonly acquired in practice.

What Makes a Great Leader?

Sarah Stabler, Young Professionals Organization of Greater Peoria

Depending on who you ask, they will all most likely have different answers.







We’re Having a Party!

by Kaylyn Kuzniar

As the holiday season creeps up on us yet again, end-of-the-year get-togethers will soon fill our schedules.

Party Goal: Avoid Lawsuits

With the holiday season looming, it is time to begin planning the annual office party. While seemingly innocuous, there is always a small chance of that party turning into a legal disaster.

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