iBi - November 2013

40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

An Honor With Obligation

Jan Wright, Publisher, iBi

This year marks the 20th anniversary of iBi’s 40 Leaders Under Forty program, which has recognized 800 young leaders from all walks of life since its inception. 

Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

by Renee Charles
Photography by Duane Zehr

President John F. Kennedy once said, “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” Bradley University agrees.

Investing in Leaders

by Dave Parkinson
Central Illinois Angels

There is a set of characteristics that most successful entrepreneurs seem to have in common.

Effective Leadership Traits

by Jimmy L. Smith
S-Squared Enterprises USA

The key to successful leadership in today’s environment is influence, not authority.







Black Friday

by Gabrielle Balzell

It’s a holiday tradition nearly all of us have partaken in: drag ourselves out of bed well before dawn to snag discounts and deals on what’s come to be known as “Black Friday.”

Making a Mark in the Community… And in Ink!

We polled our 40 Leaders Under Forty and discovered that just over a quarter of this year’s class have at least one tattoo, each with special symbolism or sentimental value. 

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