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Leadership in Organizations

Well, the Pope is in the news–and not in a good way. Reports say that he counselled patience in handling an abusive priest rather then rushing to metaphorically hang him. I’ve read several of Benedict’s books. He has a marvellous theological mind. But this blog isn’t about theology. I write about that elsewhere. It’s not […]

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Leadership and delegation

I’ve recently started following the blog of Michael Hyatt, the CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, a Christian publishing house. He brings up experiences and fruits of his extended reading. This post “What the Bible Says About Leadership and Delegation” is worth reading for all leaders. He takes examples from the life of Moses–the guy who […]

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Leadership by meticulous planning

I read “The Score Takes Care of Itself” by Bill Walsh (actually written by Steve Jamison and Craig Walsh). Walsh was best known as the developer of the “West Coast Offence” and highly successful coach of the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League. While the book gives a glimpse of the inside of […]

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Labor Day Reading

Even while I was still digging out from the avalanche that hit me this summer, I took a creative break a couple of evenings and read “Passionate Minds: Emilie du Chatelet, Voltaire, and the Great Love Affair of the Enlightenment.” David Bodanis thoroughly researched the period and writes a story (not fiction) of perhaps the […]

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Leadership in turbulent times

Part of the time I was off the grid the first week of August was while I attended the Leadership Summit of the Willow Creek Association. This was a gathering of Christian church leaders, but ideas are where you look. One of the speakers was noted author (Leading the Revolution, The Future of Management), Gary […]

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