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Naive Leaders And Their Comeuppance

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When described through a pair of rose-colored glasses, the idea of leadership as an easy career doesn’t do the naive leader any favors. Why? Because it’s not just misleading, it’s an outright lie. Leadership is messy, challenging, and you will

Don’t Forget to Express Gratitude with Intention and Meaning

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Saying “Thank You” (and meaning it) isn’t always easy. But, when done right, it can mean so much. If you’ve read the book that Bill Treasurer and I co-authored, “The Leadership Killer: Reclaiming Humility in an Age of

Mid-career Leadership Is Harder Than You Ever Expected

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My work with leaders has convinced me how immensely difficult is to get leadership right. Leading other people is really, really hard. Indeed, the sheer glut of leadership books may be the best evidence of how hard