May 07, 2013
So, you want to make a difference in the world? More specifically, do you want a career that “makes a difference”? For increasing numbers of young people, their search for meaningful work leads them to the public sector. This work might involve c...
April 30, 2013
In the last blog post, I explained that leadership, as a topic, has become more complex than it needs to be. When you get right to the core of leadership, it’s about creating opportunities for those you lead. Leadership is about those being led, not the person d...
April 29, 2013
As we apply traditional mindsets and models of leadership, it becomes clear pretty quickly that we would need the ‘bionic man’ leading our organizations – someone with extraordinary capabilities to out run, out jump and out maneuver the opponent. ...
April 24, 2013
I recently read The 6 Ways Government Needs to Improve Performance Management. The article talks about The President’s fiscal year 2014 budget and its emphasis on the creation of “a culture of performance improvement.” Now, of cour...
April 23, 2013
While reviewing a book proposal a few weeks ago, it struck me that here was another great missive working on the assumption that people get to choose their leader. It was suggesting that what you need to do to be a great leader is figure out why your followers are follo...
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