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Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Gov. Ned Lamont

This is a limited series of Q&As by Fairfield County Business Journal Bureau Chief Kevin Zimmerman with leaders in various business sectors and industries....

Leadership in a time of crisis: CT Senate Republican Leader Len...

"You’ve got to be willing to change your mind," Fasano says. "If you walk into this chamber, stay for several years, and then walk out as the same person, you’ve missed a great opportunity."

Leadership in a time of crisis: Fairfield U. President Mark Nemec

“This is and should be an occasion for creativity," Nemec says. "There’s a line in the movie 'Apollo 13' that I’ve always liked: ‘I don't care about what anything was DESIGNED to do, I care about what it CAN do'."

Leadership in a time of crisis: Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton

“Be confident, be calm, and be compassionate – ‘the three C’s'," Boughton says. "You want people to know that you are somebody thy can turn to when there’s a crisis facing the community."

Exclusive: Leadership in a time of crisis: Dr. John Murphy

“There should be a sense of humility at the heart of every leader during a time like this," the president and CEO of Nuvance Health says. "We’re made smarter by listening to the people around us."

Suite Talk: Filson Thomas, president of Archegos Consulting

"No company ever grows that doesn’t have a good employee development program," said Thomas.

Andi Gray: Maintaining control as the company grows

Controlling things as you grow the company is a challenge for most small-business owners. Build systems, procedures and checklists so you can teach everyone how you want things done.

BRBC names Dan Onofrio as new chief executive

Onofrio, a Derby resident, is a franchise partner in three Rita's Ice franchises in Connecticut.

Susan Herbst to step down as UConn president

Susan Herbst, the first woman to serve as president of the University of Connecticut, announced that she will be leaving the job next year.

Matt Rizzetta: For Mount Vernon, it all starts with leadership

This is not about the mayor’s guilt or innocence. This is about the story of a city so rich with potential, yet so poor with leadership.

New program aims to mold tomorrow’s women business leaders

In her latest endeavor, Jennifer Openshaw is laying the foundation for a new generation of women to succeed in the corporate world.

Column: Is it worth the risk to keep growing?

Businesses are either growing or declining. What you know for today isn’t necessarily sufficient to get you through tomorrow. With growth comes opportunity to get the load off your back. Learn how to hire, train, motivate, manage, reward and hold people accountable.

Column: Building and retaining a company culture

Small business column from Andi Gray.

Stick with the business plan

Growth, profit, stability, predictability, peace of mind – all of these values are necessary for long term success of any business. Do your company’s goals include all of these essential items?

Chamber and Stewart’s team for youth

Stewart’s, known for its roadside hospitality, helps after school.