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By Colin Scowen Apr 15 2008

Reformist update

Right, time for another leadership diary entry. It's been a while, so this one will be quite long. There is still some too-ing and fro-ing in the leader group here. Some are still in the soaking up information phase, some are in the reflection phase, and some are in the starting to do it phase....
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By Joe Espana Apr 15 2008

Leadership and Air Traffic Control

This is an analogy I've use in many senior level engegements in the past.  It works for me because it suggests a basic skill set for leaders that we don't often take time to contemplate.  This skill set has nothing to do with communication skills, direction setting, building commitment or an...
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By Joe Espana Apr 15 2008

Leadership and Air Traffic Control

This is an analogy I've used in many senior level engegements in the past.  It works for me because it suggests a basic skill set for leaders that we don't often take time to contemplate.  This skill set has nothing to do with communication skills, direction setting, building commitment or...
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By The Architect Apr 15 2008

On singing someone else's song, and leadership lessons from Casablanca

I think leadership struggles with the whole 'one to one', 'one to many' and 'many to many' paradox of the world we are in today. I find this hard to explain. I mean traditional notions of leadership are about one person leading many. But, in a horizontally networked world (Wisdom of Crowds, Wikinomi...
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By Richard Cooke Apr 15 2008

Hijacked In Cyber-Space

I’d be very interested to learn how many others experience this phenomenon. Periodically, I will come to my office intent on doing only the smallest of tasks and then moving on or out, and for a series of almost inexplicable reasons the cyber world strikes back and I encounter one little fault (perh...
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By Zen Master Apr 14 2008

Inspiring start to the week: sing somebody else's song

I found this inspiring, compared to the examples of leadership we have been experiencing lately in countries from Zimbabwe to China. It's from TED and is to focus attention on their Pangea day - one world day - on May 10th. I think 'Pangea' was the word for the one continent that was t...
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By Josie Daughrity Apr 13 2008

Josie

 I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your persons or your properties, but and chiefly to care about the greatest improvement of the spirit and soul. I tell you that virtue is not given by money, but that from virtue comes money and every other g...
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By Phil Dourado Apr 13 2008

More Leadership Articles: on Charisma, Love, Intuition, Decision-making, Mistakes

A number of Hub members have asked recently "Where are the leadership articles?" So, here are some links to a site called Leadership Articles. If you have some good leadership articles on your own site, or you know a site you want to recommend, do please post the link into, maybe, your le...
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By Kate Moor Apr 13 2008

The Four Reliances

Budda Wisdom - it is the truth of the teaching which is all-important, and never the personality of the teacher. Rely on the message of the teacher, not on his personality;Rely on the meaning, not just on the words; Rely on the real meaning, not on the provisional one;Rely on your wisdom mind, not o...
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By Phil Dourado Apr 12 2008

Useful read: Interesting Leadership Articles

One of our members, Richard Cooke of I-Change, has some interesting leadership articles on his website. Here are links to them. He also has a great blog post in his leadership diary in The Hub about the value of doing nothing: Intersting Leadership Article links Sounding Board: The Value of a Soundi...