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A New Paradigm for Executive Search?

Lately I’ve been researching and talking to various leaders in a number of global executive search companies.  It’s no small industry either, being estimated at close to $10 billion. And at some point almost all large companies utilize executive search, whether to … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned “Gumption” . . .

“Anyone who has gumption knows what it is, and anyone who hasn’t can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it.”   -Lucy Maude Montgomery I like the word, GUMPTION!  It’s an old fashioned word, probably of … Continue reading

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Which is worse . . .?

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.  -Martin Luther King For a long time I … Continue reading

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The Courage (?) of Banking Leadership . . .

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.  ~Mark Twain Are my expectations about leadership too high?  Am I living in the past?  Should I just give in and accept … Continue reading

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