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Oh Captain, My Captain! Why are you abandoning ship?

A couple of years ago I wrote this post about the responsibilities of leadership, but in light of the recent Wells Fargo bank scandal and other examples of unaccountability, I feel compelled to republish it again. “On the sea there … Continue reading

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3 Deadly Sins of Poor Leadership (cont’d) . . .

In a previous posting I began a series on the 3 Deadly Sins of Poor Leadership. My initial posting focused on not moving fast enough to replace poor performers, either for performance or behavioural reasons.  This is especially damaging to … Continue reading

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3 Deadly Sins of Poor Leadership

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by avoiding it today.  ~Abraham Lincoln When I was in college in the 60’s there was a popular saying: “What goes around comes around”.  To me this saying seemed to be based on … Continue reading

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The Cynic . . .

“Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us.” ― Stephen Colbert … Continue reading

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Leaders Avoiding Leadership

                 “You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” ― Ayn Rand A few posts ago I commented on how bankruptcy seems to be a new form of business strategy … Continue reading

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