The evolution of political languageAugust 24, 2017
Writing about the language of business these past weeks has caused me to think about something that has been...0
Walking the talk: on the meaning of authenticityAugust 1, 2017
Our previous post closed with a story about Hamdy Khalafalla Mohamed, a bakery chef at the Cairo Marriott Hotel....
Truth versus authenticity in organizational storytellingJune 25, 2015
Writing about Hewlett-Packard these past weeks, I was reminded of research I did on corporate stories of identity when...
Who is the real Steve Jobs, and what are his lessons for us?April 3, 2015
As I begin to write this, I realize full well that one week ago I sketched out a plan...
Leadership moments in the events of everyday lifeApril 3, 2014
In my teaching and coaching for the past two decades, I have often emphasized the concept that leadership begins...
The recent Swiss immigration referendum as a study in storytellingMarch 13, 2014
Though discussion of political issues has often left me cold and bored in recent times, I watched the latest...
Creating a group cultureFebruary 21, 2014
This week, I am teaching a two day seminar to MBA students in Grenoble. As I am working far...
Reflecting on boredomJanuary 31, 2014
A funny thing happened to me this week on a flight from Detroit to Amsterdam. We were all set...
The remarkable stories of inclusion continueDecember 27, 2013
Again this week, I caught myself thinking that I was writing a bit too much about Pope Francis and...