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Lord Abbett Named to Pension & Investments' 2020 Best Places to Work in Money Management List
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
We are proud to congratulate Lord, Abbett & Co. LLC (“Lord Abbett”), recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Money Management in 2020 by Pension & Investments Magazine. Thayer Leadership has partnered with Lord Abbett over the past five years on a journey of transformation to redefine the investment management firm’s culture, create a bold vision, and define their first ever five-year strategic plan to advance the organization. From the campus of the United States Military Academy at West Point to the beaches of Normandy, France, Thayer has inspired the 45 partners and high potential leaders at Lord Abbett with leader development and strategic planning training. Additional training has been cascaded down to all the leaders throughout Lord Abbett to build true leadership that will drive their organization forward for the next 91-years of their future. Read More +

Chief Executive Group and Thayer Leadership Honors Comcast NBCUniversal, Drexel Hamilton and HumCap with its Annual Patriots in Business Award
Thursday, September 17, 2020
WEST POINT, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal, Drexel Hamilton and HumCap were honored today as the winners of the 3rd annual Patriots in Business Award for their outstanding contributions to helping America's veterans, active duty military and military spouses. Read More +

Coronavirus: How To “Be The Calm In The Chaos”
Tuesday, March 03, 2020
One month ago, most of us had never heard of the Coronavirus—an unforeseen, exogenous event—now a global news story that will impact nearly every CEO, executive team, and company over the next several months. The risk level in the United States remains low, but the 24/7 news cycle focused on the virus and the images of HAZMAT suits in the U.S. can be overwhelming; the market volatility only creates more uncertainty. Employees are nervous and scared; they are worried for their families, finances and health. We are living through another global Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) environment. What should be the executive’s role in leading through this crisis? Read More +

LTG (Ret.) Kenneth Hunzeker Named A Recipient of USMA Distinguished Graduate Award
Friday, January 31, 2020
The West Point Association of Graduates announced the 2020 recipients of the Distinguished Graduate Award. We are excited to announce that among the honorees is Thayer Faculty, LTG (Ret.) Kenneth Hunzeker, an exemplary leader of character. Read More +

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Athena’s Bridge: Essays on Strategy and Leadership
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Michael Hennelly, Ph.D.

"Leaders don't have bad have to keep cheering your people on, play hurt when necessary, and always be optimistic."
General Dennis Reimer,(USA, Retired, USMA 1962)
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