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Playing offense in adversity


The fallout from the pandemic is proving to be as challenging for business leaders to navigate as the pandemic’s onset. Target’s CEO Brian Cornell had to make difficult decisions in the second quarter of this year to manage an unexpected surplus of goods and home technology. He shares his most recent learnings, as well as lessons for handling skepticism, the need for agility, and why mental wellness is key to a successful team.


“None of us has a crystal ball, but we can lean into those areas where we have more clarity. Quoting John Wooden: “You’ve got to be quick, but you don’t want to hurry.” ”