Think Big and Work Together: Lessons from Chicago

What describes the unique blend of visionary energy and tactical smarts so often found in people who get things done? The phrase we think fits is “strategic impatience.” Good leaders are impatient to spark action but understand that good strategy can make sure the action yields the result they want. Last September, when the Pennsylvania Economy League sponsored the Leadership Exchange visit to Chicago, we wanted to see what happens when enough people get both strategic and impatient.


This issue of Greater Philadelphia Regional Review explores the lessons and key takeaways we are bringing back from the regional known as "Chicagoland."