Topic: Personal Mastery

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Embracing Vulnerability:A Core Leadership Discipline for Our Times

World events over the past several years have highlighted the need for new ways of exercising leadership. Such events include the ongoing crisis in …

Blind Spots in Learning and Inference

We all face an onslaught of information daily. We use some of that information to learn and make inferences. As we do so, it …

Trust As A Systemic Structure in Our Organizations

Trust is a subject close to many people’s hearts. Whenever I make presentations on this subject, I never cease to be amazed by the …

Human Dynamics for the 21st Century

As a global society increasingly becomes a reality and people strive to come together across divisions of culture, religion, race, age, gender, and other …

Performance Versus Learning in Teams: A Situation Approach

Mountain climbers recognize the difference between following an existing route and blazing a new one. Similarly, the ability to distinguish and respond to a …

The Learning Construction Site: Unlearning and Rebuilding New Knowledge

I grew up and was educated in Rome, Italy. The European didactic style tends to be more theoretical and less interactive than that of …

Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval into Opportunity

What would it mean if we knew how to successfully engage with the unknown, the uncomfortable, the unprecedented so that our organizations and communities …

Executive Empathy: Lincoln’s Antidote to Escalation

As we approach not only the November elections but also Lincoln’s 200th birthday, it seems appropriate to reflect on his legacy. Why do so …

The Learning Family: Bringing the Five Disciplines Home

Roger and his wife June had been struggling with differing views about how to bring up their children. Recently, Roger attended a program about …

Learning Tasks: Turning a Dry Subject into an Engaging Experience

How do you teach a dry subject effectively, particularly in the workplace? In what ways can you engage your students when your content has …