Responsibilities of Leadership - Davis Center | Chicago Booth

Alumni Advice: Responsibilities of Leadership

An incredibly accomplished group of Booth alumni—including Carla Denison-Bickett, ’04, a senior consultant at Mission Capital, and Dan Kenary, ’85, cofounder and CEO of Harpoon Brewery—answer the question: “What do you view as the most important responsibility of a leader?”


Alumni Advice: Responsibilities of leadership

These seasoned leaders touch on:

  • The importance of empowering their staff and getting them to grow and build their own success.
  • The value of trust, which is necessary to make an organization run effectively.
  • Developing other leaders through career development and motivation.
  • Making their staff feel uncomfortable with the status quo and pushing them to see what other possibilities are out there for themselves.