News Archive 2009-2018

Geoffrey Canada ’74 Shares Lessons in Leadership (New York Times) Archives

Geoffrey Canada '74


Geoffrey Canada ’74, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, advises organizations and their managers not just to nurture new ideas, but to reinforce the ones that have already succeeded.

Canada also talks about the realization that “people liking you and your being a good manager sometimes have nothing to do with one another” and how “not a day that goes by that I don’t draw on my undergraduate background in psychology.”

Read the New York Times interview, “To Stay Great, Never Forget Your Basics.”