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About Dick Cross

Dick Cross is a serial CEO; a professional keynote speaker; a best-selling author; founder of The Cross Partnership Ltd., a 23-year consultancy centered on driving performance of mid-tier businesses; and a founding member of Alston Capital Partners, a New York City-based middle-market private equity firm.

He is currently working on a new book, "60 Minute CEO! Doing a Great Job at the Top is Easier than You Think," which is planned for a 2013 release.

Dick holds degrees from the University of Virginia, Harvard University and Columbia Business School. He developed and for many years led the mid-tier presidents course in a Harvard University summer program for executives.

Follow Dick on Twitter, @DickCross3, or email him here.

Kill your culture!

Kill your culture!

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Some frogs never die

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Your uber weapon: Emulation

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2014 Women of Influence Awards
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Health Care Heroes 2014

Health Care Heroes 2014
A special 28-page supplement honors the people and organizations who make an important impact on the quality of health care in the Greater Lehigh Valley. The inaugural publication celebrates winners and finalists in 10 categories, including ones for nurses, physicians, therapists, volunteers and businesses.

Construction & Real Estate 2014

Construction & Real Estate 2014
Our 28-page special supplement examines the booming state of construction in the region, as well as why commercial and residential real estate are well positioned to grow again this spring, summer and beyond.

Milestones 2014

Milestones 2014
Join us in celebrating 21 Greater Lehigh Valley companies and organizations and their notable anniversaries — from 10 years to 105 years — in this second annual edition of Milestones. These companies have stories of innovative business ideas, hard-working employees and resolute displays of perseverance and leadership. These companies' stories of success — often while adapting to a changing economic environment — are inspiring to all.


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