--Magnus Bocker, chief executive officer, Singapore Exchange
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--Doreen Ida, VP, Marketing, Nestle USA
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--Jack Conte, composer
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--Thomas Rowe, CEO, California State Fund Insurance
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--Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Famer and sports announcer
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--Jon Cowan, president, Third Way, and former chief of staff of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
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--Governor Jack A. Markell
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--Mike Latham, Global Head of iShares
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--George A. Kohlrieser, professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior, IMD Business School, and author of "Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance"
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--Yvon LeRoux, vice president, Cisco Systems --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Shann Nix is an award-winning journalist, novelist, playwright, and radio talk show host. She lives in Wales.