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Fear Change? Be Adaptable.

You’ve heard it before: The only thing that remains the same in today’s organizations is change. Change is inevitable but it is also more copious, rapid and complex than ever before. Knowing it exists is not the same as dealing … READ MORE

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When Intention is Irrelevant

I’ve interviewed leaders and followers for years about the impact of leaders’ behavior on their organizations and their people. I’ve come to a somewhat disturbing, yet obvious conclusion: a good deal of their impact is completely unintentional. We spend a … READ MORE

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Lessons From the Yellow Brick Road

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a book I used to read over again as a child.   As I recollect fondly about my three imaginary companions – Cowardly Lion, Tin Woodman and Scarecrow, it dawned on me that their adventures … READ MORE

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Leadership Beyond Leaders and Followers

A lot of people think of a leader as a person who influences other people more than other people influence her or him.  This extra increment of influence might come from the leader’s superior knowledge, inspiring vision, personal magnetism, greater … READ MORE

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