Books
Tarzan on the Need for Autonomy
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Whenever I watch a Tarzan movie or read one of the many books, there is always a part of me that wonders why the antagonist doesn’t just leave Tarzan alone.
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Weekender: Dan Trachtenberg on Collaboration
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a clover of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just a clover (versus an
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Brainstorming
Three Ways John Cleese Recommends We Foster Creativity
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Regardless of your industry, one of a leader’s primary responsibilities is to promote and foster creativity within the team. This may seem obvious for
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Candor
A Completionist’s Guide to Not Completing: The Struggle to Say “No”
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I’m a completionist—when I’ve set my mind to complete a task, I do it. This may sound like a positive trait, but that’s only because you are looking at
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Was Luke Skywalker the First Millennial? Embrace This Generation to Avoid the Dark Side
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It’s Star Wars Week at leadersayswhat and I could not be more excited. I’ve had my ticket to Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens in IMAX 3-D for weeks (thanks Paul!
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Empowerment
2nd Annual Presidential Leadership Tips: Commemorating Independence Day with Executive Wisdom
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Happy July 4th! Before you fire up the grill and settle in for an awe-inspiring fireworks show, consider some sage guidance from our current and former Presidents.
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Change
Do the Avengers Function as a Holacracy?
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I know I’m not alone in my anxious anticipation for the upcoming Avengers sequel. Labeled “Earth’s Mightiest Heroes,” this superhero team was created in 1963.
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Smokey the Bear on Empowering Others
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When I see a leader running around frantically trying to solve a problem, I often wonder why they’re alone.  It doesn’t take long to figure out the leader
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The Rat Pack’s Guide to Managing Substandard Leaders
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I recently ran into one of the first managers of my professional life. To give you the shorthand, whenever I cite what a leader should not do, I am describing
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