In a recent essay on leadership for Pittsburgh Quarterly, I listed several characteristics that I believe define great leaders. Among them were courage, vision and the ability to communicate. I realized last week that I omitted two important characteristics from the list after taking part in a couple of well-​attended forums designed to…

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  • Issue Year 2017
We asked five high-​profile executives: What do you believe to be the most important ingredients of successful leadership?

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
Pittsburgh Quarterly asked three local leaders: “What’s the toughest leadership dilemma you’ve ever faced; how did you handle it; and what did you learn from it?”

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  • Issue Year 2017
A 15-​year-​old East Liberty boy is gunned down in his car while ordering KFC with his mother and little sister. A 12-​year-​old North Side girl is killed in her house when “gang” members drive by and spray bullets at the home. Clearly, it’s time to take action to protect families from neighborhood gangs.

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