“L E A D - M”

For each of the last twelve years, Strategy Execution had been the number one topic on the minds of CEOs, according to the annual CEO survey of by the Conference Board. Most businesses have a strategy but senior leaders are frustrated in their attempts to deploy strategy from “the top to the shop.” if strategy is not effectively implemented

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Trouble in Fishtown

I've been reading a fascinating book: Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010 by Charles Murray. It is relevant reading for any leader and, more importantly, any parent who is concerned about the world their children will inherit. I recommend it heartily. So does David Brooks, New York Times columnist who says on the book's cover, "I'll be shocked if

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Are Happy Leaders Better Leaders?

I’ve been reading a lot lately about happiness. I'm writing a book, tentatively entitled, Navigating to Nirvana. I’ve been wondering if happiness is teachable/learnable, if the person in the state I'm calling the Navigator mode could be said to be happier than those whose primary mode is that of th

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