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Jim Collins: Q&A on Leaders as Sheepdogs

May 16, 2017

In Thinkers 50 Leadership, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove include an interview of Jim Collins. Here is one of the Q&As: What do you think will be the characteristics of the new generation of leaders? I think humility is a…

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Bursting the CEO Bubble

March 29, 2017

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Hal Gregersen for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 22, 2016

In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development. Total Leadership: Be a…

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Stewart D. Friedman on “Leading the Life You Want”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

August 16, 2016

In 1984, Stew Friedman joined Wharton, where he is the Practice Professor of Management. In 2001, he concluded a two-year assignment (while on academic leave) at Ford Motor Company, as the senior executive for leadership development. Total Leadership: Be a…

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David Burkus on “Under New Management”: An interview by Bob Morris

March 24, 2016

David Burkus is a best-selling author, an award-winning podcaster, and management professor. In 2015, he was named one of the emerging thought leaders most likely to shape the future of business by Thinkers50, the world’s premier ranking of management thinkers.…

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The Clayton M. Christensen Reader: A book review by Bob Morris

March 13, 2016

The Clayton M. Christensen Reader Clayton M. Christensen and Various Co-Authors Harvard Business Review Press (2016) If you think disruption is a problem, try stagnation. The Harvard Business Review Press continues to publish anthologies of HBR articles that Amazon US…

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David Burkus on how organizations can overcome “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom”

March 1, 2016

In Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual, David Burkus offers a number of recommendations as to how organizations can overcome what James O’Toole has characterized as “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom.”…

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Marshall Goldsmith on “10 Belief Triggers that Sabotage Your Success”

July 26, 2015

Here is a brief excerpt from a blog post by Marshall Goldsmith in which he explains how and why some of our inner beliefs can trigger failure before it happens. They sabotage change by cancelling its possibility! Discover how to…

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Hal Gregersen on how to think and act to make our world a better, more creative place

June 23, 2015

A cutting-edge innovation and leadership guru, co-author of The Innovator’s DNA: Mastering the Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators, and Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, Hal Gregersen challenges organizations and individuals to question the way we think and act…

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Jim Collins: One Q&A on Leaders as Sheepdogs

May 27, 2015

In Thinkers 50 Leadership, Stuart Crainer and Des Dearlove include an interview of Jim Collins. Here is one of the Q&As: What do you think will be the characteristics of the new generation of leaders? I think humility is a…

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