A village takes a standSeptember 16, 2016
There is one type of leadership story that I have a particular affinity for: tales of common citizens who...00
Reflection and the young, busy managerAugust 6, 2015
Recently, I spoke to a focused and lively audience at Banco Galicia in Buenos Aires. For the past two...
Exceptional people of influence do not have extraordinary pastsJuly 30, 2015
Exceptional people of influence do not have extraordinary pasts. What they do have is an extraordinary ability to learn from and to...
A great leader writes a new story: exampleMay 14, 2015
One of my favorite Brazilian proverbs says “When we dream alone, it is just a dream. But when we dream...
The longterm impact of Steve Jobs?May 7, 2015
Much of my life for the past two decades has involved leaders and their personal and organizational storytelling. Consequently,...
How middle managers can expand their influenceFebruary 12, 2015
After my two-week Super Bowl interlude, I’d like to go back and focus just a bit more on our...
How to Lose Gracefully: A Leadership Lesson from the Super BowlFebruary 5, 2015
This week finds me doing two things I never thought I would do. First, I watched an entire Super Bowl...
The possibilities of a middle management roleJanuary 23, 2015
For a little more than a month now, I have been writing about topics related to middle management. In...
More on the three pathsJanuary 8, 2015
When I teach about the three paths we often have before us (discussed in the previous post)—to leave, accept,...