What does it take to be an effective leader?

Justin Kaufmann

Justin Kaufmann, Miles Kaufmann and Professor Al Gini

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Al Gini, Extension 720’s resident philosopher, joins Justin to discuss the 10 virtues of outstanding leadership. Al and Justin talk about the conditions that make a quality leader, the definition of “leadership,” the importance of character and stewardship, why honesty is a trait of an effective leader, if whistleblowers make good leaders, the difference between a manager and a leader, if you have to be nice to be a leader and why timing and deep selflessness are the most important traits of a great leader.

This is the podcast for Extension 720. The show originates from Chicago on WGN Radio and features newsmakers, tastemakers and trailblazers.  Hosted by award-winning broadcaster Justin Kaufmann, this talk show/audio magazine goes in-depth to help you better understand the city (and world) that you live in.

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