Sun Devil stories

The W. P. Carey Alumni Book Club loved reading Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™, which encourages us to rumble with vulnerability, live into our values, brave trust, and learn to rise — all lessons relevant to the increasingly uncertain times we now navigate together. Here, ASU staff, alumni, and friends share their perspectives on daring leadership in 2020 and beyond.

Two alums’ apply a page from the Oakland Athletics’ playbook at work and in school.

We caught up with Neeraj Madan (MS-BA '15) to talk about the W. P. Carey Alumni Council, his involvement in and outside of Arizona, and the mutual benefits of alumni-school engagement. For this Dallas-based W. P. Carey Sun Devil, “it’s a proud feeling to be a part of the world’s largest and strongest alumni community.”

Ben Loeb (MBA '84), author of "Next-Level Coaching: How to Use Sport Psychology to Educate, Motivate, and Improve Student-Athlete Performance," shares practical advice on how athletes can overcome some of the psychological challenges of competition.