iBi - November 2013

40 Leaders Under Forty
40 Leaders Under Forty

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.

Effective Leadership Traits

by Jimmy L. Smith
S-Squared Enterprises USA

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

Investing in Leaders

by Dave Parkinson
Central Illinois Angels

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


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.”