Get Insight

From struggling teenager to CEO: How personal experiences shaped Jamison Monroe’s approach to mental healthcare

Newport Academy

As a teenager and young adult, Jamison Monroe Jr. struggled with depression and anxiety. When he recovered, he decided to give back by opening Newport Academy, a comprehensive treatment center for teens with mental health issues. Here, Monroe discusses how his personal experiences shaped the academy’s approach to treating teens, and what lessons his career in mental health has held for his own parenting.

Read More »

Perpetual learning: Rethinking the traditional approach to executive education

As a Baker Scholar and fresh graduate (with High Distinction) of the MBA program at Harvard Business School, Frank Spencer took the next logical step in his professional development: He applied for admission to Central Piedmont Community College to study construction estimating. Within a decade, Spencer became president and CEO of real estate developer Cogdell Spencer Inc.

Read More »

All about relationships: Ryan Clark explains how PeopleShare has navigated its fast growth

Marc Kramer

In 2005, Ryan Clark co-founded staffing company PeopleShare. At the time, the company had a sales team of two — Clark and his co-founder, Dave Donald. Since then, PeopleShare has hired more than 150 employees, and its rapid sales growth has earned it a place on the Inc. 500 list. Here, Clark shares the ups and downs of working closely with a co-founder, and how the two resolve disagreements.

Read More »