Comic books
The OODA Loop: Your “Lasso of Truth” for Enhanced Decision Making
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What makes Wonder Woman such a fierce warrior? We can chalk it up to her royal lineage or her upbringing as the princess of the Amazons, but it really
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Compassion
Why the Attitude? The Business Case for Being Nice
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I recently received a call from a frustrated CEO who had concerns about his COO. The COO was brash, antagonistic, and exhibiting a pervasively aggressive disposition.
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Is Originality Overrated? The Race for Second Place
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In the quest for competitive advantages, we often strive to find the novel idea that will set us apart, thus propelling us to the top of the food chain.
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the-one-way-to-constructively-defuse-an-argumentCollaboration
The One Way to Constructively Defuse an Argument
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Constructive conflict is a healthy part of any organization. Deprived of it, we end up with a lack of innovation, status quos are not challenged, necessary
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nine-ways-to-be-a-more-assertive-leader-with-logan-wolverineAccountability
Nine Ways to Be a More Assertive Leader with Logan/Wolverine
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When I’m asked about core leadership traits, of course I mention ethics and communication and all the other basic competencies of anyone striving to make
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Are You a Victim of Gaslighting? How to Avoid Being Manipulated by an Unethical Leader
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Let’s say, just for the sake of discussion, that the leader of a country stated his predecessor had committed a federal crime. Then, when asked to provide
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jason-bourne-on-unethical-amnesia-2Books
Jason Bourne on Unethical Amnesia
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Why does a leader act unethically? Are they pervasively corrupt? Do they lack a moral foundation? Are they generally depraved? If people were so predictable
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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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Comedy
Mel Brooks on Becoming More Holistically Diligent
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In a recent interview Mel Brooks discussed one of the few flops of his career, the 1986 movie Solarbabies. What started as a small $5 million dollar sci-fi
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Comic books
John Quesada on Enhancing Your Situational Awareness
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Early in a leader’s career, there is often an attempt to emulate the leaders they admire. This is beneficial when using their example as a jumping off
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