Topic: Leadership

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Dialogic Leadership

When Monsanto and American Home Products dissolved their intended merger last year, it was not due to a lack of strategic or market synergy, …

Confessions of a Recovering Knower

Hi, my name is Brian and I am a recovering knower. But for the grace of God, and the disciplines of organizational learning, I …

Meetings That Matter: Conversational Leadership in Today’s Schools

If the element in greatest evidence in a school system is “young people,” and the second most prevalent feature is “desks,” surely a close …

Both the Parts and Whole: Leadership and Systems Thinking

Leaders operate in the realm of bewildering uncertainty and staggering complexity. Today’s problems are rarely simple and clear-cut. If they were, they would likely …

Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty

The Romans wondered whether force or inspiration was more effective as a motivator. Our own culture glorifies the charismatic while preaching participation. Interest in …

Six Principles for 21st-Century Leaders

In my 15+ years of work with organizations and senior executives, I have found six principles, derived from spiritual literature, to be quite helpful …

Sharing the Bounty, Stewarding the Planet: Systems Thinking for Emerging Leaders

To grapple with the complexity of current challenges, leaders today need training in a variety of sophisticated tools and methodologies. To that end, Sustainability …

Intuition as a Key Factor for Implementing Theory U

As pointed out by many researchers and business coaches, the pace of change and complexity in organizations today is accelerating at an exponential rate.

Whom Do You Trust?

There’s something about trusting people — and having people trust us — that is exciting. It’s a part of human nature to give and …

Collective Leadership: A Process for Dialogue-Based Profound Change

One afternoon in May 1992, a teenage boy walked into Morning Star Baptist Church in Boston, MA, to attend a classmate’s funeral. Some gang …