The Virtue(s) of Leadership

Someone on Quora asked what virtues extraordinarily good leaders have, to which I answered, “why, all of them, of course…” And I went on, as I am wont to do, because one of the not-so-classic virtues, imho at least, is going beyond the obvious. The classical virtues are prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. I’m going […]

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The ABC of XYZ

Thanks to Quora.com, someone asked how you promote personal development within an organization. I don’t know the questioner’s rank in their organization, but I suspect they are more of a minion than the Felonious Gru… which of course gives them all the more credibility in my eyes. Here’s my answer: People grow. This happens naturally, […]

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The Choice of Leadership

I answer a lot of questions on Quora. I just like the ‘economy’ of it. One person asks, many people answer, a learning community takes shape. And in the course of answering a question, sometimes the most important learning is what the answerer learns through the act of answering. This is a recent question someone […]

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