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Shadow of the Leader: The Remake.

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an good man.   -George Washington (1732-1799)   One of the fundamental tenants of corporate culture is the … Continue reading

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Leadership, Friction and Culture Change

The secret to success is to work smarter, not harder! In a recent blog (Friction and Culture Change) I used the physical concept of friction to help explain the difficulties in culture change and why reshaping corporate culture is so hard and often … Continue reading

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Check Out the Bathrooms: Seeing Corporate Culture and Leadership

Recently I had a very enjoyable business meeting with a former CEO who is now an advisor to a private equity investment group.  Having someone who has “been there” in the hot seat multiple times provides valuable insights to financial … Continue reading

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