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The Perfect Mix

CHEERS: LEARNING GOOD LEADERSHIP FROM BEHIND A BAR Not only might “everybody know your name” at the corner bar, you can pick up some valuable lessons about organizational leadership there as well. That’s the surprising contention of Helen Rothberg, a professor in the management school at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and a leadership consultant,…
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Chicago Cubs and Leadership Insights

You may think baseball’s traditional lovable losers, the Chicago Cubs (at least until last fall’s Word Series victory) have little to do with the kind of leadership you want to bring to your organization. You’d be wrong. So, how did the Cubs use a renewed commitment to leadership principles to break what seemed like a…
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Leading in a Polarized Climate: It Begins Within

Most Americans felt the dust would settle after the election results were finalized and looked forward to things getting back to normal. What we’ve seen though is an increase and escalation in anger, hate speech and divisiveness. Strong polarization is evident not only in the media and our communities, but also in the workplace. From…
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It’s not what the Vision IS, it’s what the Vision Does

It's not what the Vision IS, it's what the Vision Does Wouldn't it be nice if the path to the future was right in front of us and our task as leaders was simply to recognize it and go with it? And what if this path was free of potholes, detours, washouts, steep inclines, declines,…
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