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The Leadership Equation

Our lives today seem to be run by mathematical equations and algorithms. Google finds our search requests with sophisticated algorithms.  Amazon uses algorithms to suggest items for you to purchase based on your previous shopping history.  Airlines recalculate and publish … Continue reading

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Never Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight . . . and other truths about corporate culture

Never bring a knife to a gun fight, Kid. ~Butch Cassidy One of my favourite scenes in the movie Indiana_Jones_and_the_Temple_of_Doom is where he is confronted by a very large enemy wielding a big sword.  Here is the clip:     My father … Continue reading

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Before You Decide on a Culture Audit . . .

(This blog posting features excerpts from Chapter 12 in my recent book; LEVERAGE: The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture.) “I can’t define pornography, but I know it when I see it.”  ~US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart Corporate culture is also difficult … Continue reading

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A Musical Life: The Four Types of Practice

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.  Albert Einstein Being the father of a young classical violinist is, in most cases, a situation of observe quietly and don’t give advice!  All … Continue reading

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Profiles in Leadership . . .Rajesh Kumar Sharma and Laxmi Chandra

“The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.” — Aristotle I recently came across a blog that I had to read several times because of its impact on me, and the images … Continue reading

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