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The Happy Jar


I just delivered a free speech. I am a great believer in free speech, but an even greater believer in paid speech.

Leadership Success and its Greatest Barrier: the Law of Administrivia


Years ago, a very wise, and often cynical boss of mine asked me for a definition of management. After reflecting on the question I proceeded to give him an intellectually careful and, I thought, accurate definition.

Leadership Styles and What We Need For the Future:


By definition a leaders leads a team to take action in favor of the vision.The most well know methods for assessing leadership styles, such as DISC, have outlived their usefulness! Are leadership styles really captured in a neat questionnaire like DISC that measures Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Conscientiousness? Can we predict the leaders from the profile that DISC generates? Can we test great leaders and say people with the same profile will have similar success?It seems the answer is less obvious.

Why You Should Ignore This Advice


Doesn't make too much sense does it? Am I really going to give you some advice that asks you to ignore the advice I'm giving you? Well, that's not strictly true. I am however going to show you how to qualify the advice you are given, so you can sort the wheat from the chaff, and help you to survive the information overload on the Internet.

Evil, Hostile Grumpy Listeners? Think Again


I hated Kyle Sisk*. A notorious bully, Kyle punctuated my grade school years with misery.

Reveal the Leader Within


A Leader is not a certain type of person or position of power. It is not the one at the top of the golf leader board at any specific time or the person at the top of an organisation.

Mentor? Who Needs A Mentor?


Who needs a mentor. .

Extraordinary People in Mediocre Times


My grandfather used to speak of the days when people drove the world. It was a time when people were proud to contribute and move society and industry forward at full steam.

Five Surprisingly Hip Politicial Ideas From Plato


Don't you love politics?Me, neither. But I do like thinking about politics.

Leading In The Face Of Disaster


The date was Saturday, April 11, 1970, the time 13:13 CST. The event to take place was to be one of NASA's finest hours; the launch of Apollo 13.

Would Socrates Be A Celebrity Today?


Last week, as I was standing in the checkout line of my local grocery store, I found myself staring at the dozen or so magazines on display. As I gazed upon the various photos and headlines praising or trashing the celebrity du jour, I got to thinking.

How To Party Like Leonardo Da Vinci


After studying scores of great thinkers like Leonardo Da Vinci, I think I've stumbled upon what really set them apart from the rest of the folks living (and thinking) at the same time.It's remarkably simple.

From Failure To Victory; The Cats Out Of The Bag!


Did you ever think that all of the great heroes we read about may not have been particularly great men in and of themselves? They may not have been born with any great skills, talents or abilities. But, each of them did have one special quality that we would all do well to cultivate.

The Personality of Leadership


Have you ever wondered what type of person or personality makes the best leader? Most would consider the answer to that question to be the person that has the greatest success, the largest organization, or the best staff. Conversely, have you ever wondered how it is that a person with little drive or entrepreneurial skills ends up in a leadership position? You know the type person I am writing about, a person that couldn't lead a dog on a walk, but has been given the responsibility of leading a large and well-established organization.

The Essence of Leadership


What is more important, leadership or teamwork? Leadership or consensus management? Today we hear frequently about teams, team-building, and teamwork on the one hand and management by consensus on the other. Although both teamwork and consensus building are critical skills in a leader, neither are substitutes for capable leadership itself.

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Business and management books galore continue to expound on the virtues of good leadership. But one simple truth that doesn't require poring over another 250 pages of text remains: Leadership (and life, really) is about people and relationships ...



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The Hard Truth About Good Leadership - Forbes
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Anyone who thinks leadership is about being first among the team is dead wrong. True leadership is about sacrifice, humility, and service to others.

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