“Everybody knows Joe”September 9, 2020
Not long ago, a colleague who reads this blog directed me to an interview with another prominent operative on...0
The source of IKEA’s resourcefulnessFebruary 23, 2018
Since the company’s beginnings, IKEA and its founder have been characterized by a strong sense of identity that comes...
A storytelling pope and why I stay interested in his storyOctober 11, 2013
While the coming weeks will be busy with travel and client activity for me, I do plan to write...
Slow management, and taking the time to frame and co-create a cultureJuly 31, 2012
Last time, I discussed one of the soft skills I consider among the most important for a leader: the...
European identityAugust 4, 2011
The following “guest” post is from Eduardo, our MBA student, friend and supporter. Here, he questions whether Europe can...
On stories, meaning, and “losing the plot”July 26, 2011
As a student of personal stories, I have long been fascinated by the British expression that an individual has...
Personal stories, identity and meaning…some diverse voicesJuly 19, 2011
In the previous entry, I wrote that the telling of our personal stories is part of our quest for...
More on Howard Gardner, and Margaret Thatcher’s stories of identity:May 10, 2011
Last time, I wrote that it was Howard Gardner’s Leading Minds that got me started thinking about leaders and...
F.C. Barcelona and the value of identityApril 15, 2011
The following post is from Eduardo, our student, research assistant and friend. I find it very well written, and...