Questioning Leadership

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“Why?” Great question, isn’t it? Depending upon what tone we use to speak it, it can telegraphs curiosity, ignorance, defiance, debate or (in my case as a young kid) perhaps a scheme to buy time to come up with a better idea. (There was a great Hyundai commercial last year where a precocious little boy is peppering his next-door neighbor …

Winning vs. Success

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In this season of March Madness, here’s an easy question: When it comes to championships, who’s the winningest coach in college basketball? John Wooden. Okay, that was easy, even for people like me who don’t follow the game. (I’m still trying to understand what a pick-and-roll play is, although I’m not putting a lot of effort into the inquiry.) Different …

At A Loss For Words

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“What do you think are the most important qualities for leadership?” I get that question a lot. I have my answer, drawn from my work with senior executives over many years, but most of us probably have our own as well, drawn from our own experiences. You also see plenty of lists posted on LinkedIn or business blogs, but I’m …