What is transformational leadership?August 31, 2021
The previous post alluded to a distinction I often make between transactional versus transformational leadership. This is one of...0
Transactional versus transformational leadership: Part OneAugust 7, 2021
Recently, several readers have asked questions around a similar theme: Why have I been so concerned with giving “advice”...
Mr Biden’s missed opportunitiesJune 4, 2021
When I sat down to write the last post, it occurred to me that two of the primary themes...
An impressive tale of transformationMarch 16, 2021
The previous post, about Charles de Gaulle’s use of narrative and historical symbol, led some readers to ask if...
A veritable story of identity from the incoming president!December 14, 2020
Last time, I stated that I had not seen any true examples of “leading by autobiography” on the part...
Is Joe Biden better than Hillary was at telling stories of identity?November 28, 2020
Recently, a fair number of people in my world have asked about how I now see Joe Biden’s use...
What do outstanding leaders have in common?November 27, 2018
When I was preparing my TED talk in the Netherlands last March, I was considering telling a few personal...
Living forward and looking backwardApril 13, 2018
In the realm of philosophy, renowned Danish thinker Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is credited with the following declaration: “Life can...
Oprah for president?January 12, 2018
Today, I write once again while sitting on an airplane, this time heading for a few days of work...