Level 5 Leadership Partnerships

Photo by Romain V on Unsplash What does a Level 5 Leader Look Like? Jim Collins’s classic book on what it takes to move a good organization to greatness (Collins, Jim, Good to Great, 2001, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.) puts a lot of faith in the “Level 5 Leader(s)” that seem to be a major factor…

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Regaining Perspective: Who Are You?

Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? Who are you? Who, who, who, who? I really wanna know (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?) I really wanna know (Who are you? Who, who, who, who?) Come on, tell me, who…

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The Gap Finder Hits The Trail

Photo by Hanna Eberhard on Unsplash   Anyone who has worked with me for an extended period of time would agree there is an aspect of my personality that could easily get me labelled a Gap Finder. What’s a Gap Finder? I may have made up this term (I am honestly not sure if I’ve…

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We’re Just Talking About Emotional Maturity

In the New Yorker’s recent book review of Emotional Intelligence (Goleman, Daniel, Bloomberg Publishing, 2020) — on the occasion of the book’s 25th Anniversary Edition — reviewer Merve Emre takes a deeper look into what has driven the success of the whole Emotional Intelligence movement (as Emre notes, “in the past quarter century, the book—which…

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