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Effective Leadership Skills: Ask Better Questions!

By | November 12th, 2018|

“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.”  —Richard Feynman, Nobel physicist I never took a physics class—not in high school or college or grad school. Hell, I [...]

Organizational Effectiveness: Shared Fate

By | November 5th, 2018|

A commonly overlooked element of a highly functional team is shared fate. If you lose while I win, I can’t expect you to support my position. The objective may be clear (“Take that hill!”), but [...]

Effective Leadership Skills: Outsmarting Your Board

By | October 28th, 2018|

The strange dance between CEOs and their governing body (in my for-profit world, typically a board of directors) is interesting. Not quite swing, not quite polka — there’s often confusion about who’s leading, causing bruised [...]

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