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Culture Change . . . Are You Nuts?

One fine day, not long ago, after comparing his company’s stock price against a peer group, the Chief Executive descended from on high and gathered his trustworthy Vice Presidents around him. “Hear ye all. I command ye to reshape our corporate … Continue reading

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“Kip” van Winkle and Rethinking Leadership . . .

Imagine this modern twist on the old story of Rip van Winkle. The very weird day of “Kip” van Winkle, senior executive: It took Kip most of breakfast to fully wake up.  After all, 50 years asleep is a rather … Continue reading

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More Leadership = Less Management

The purpose of leadership is to create more leaders, not more followers! When I first began my business career I took a crash course in business fundamentals, a mini-MBA my partner at the time called it.  Coming from academia (marine … Continue reading

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