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Newsletter: Learning U N B O U N D

people, products, and ideas energizing workplace learning summer 2017 In this issue … Interview/ Sue Baechler gets us “All In” with her new board game Provocations/ My latest article for TrainingIndustry.com suggests we do away with leadership training Coming Soon/ … Continue reading

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America, Make Your Stand

Okay, America. We can all see where this is going. The question is: Whose side are you on? The persevering, no-nonsense Mother Abigail … or the overly florid but eerily compelling Randall Flagg? The former was born and bred in … Continue reading

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My new book! The Greats on Leadership

I’m pleased to announce the publication of my latest book, The Greats on Leadership: Classic Wisdom for Modern Managers. It will be released in early May wherever books are sold. Reserve your copy today, and read on for details … Many … Continue reading

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When to Turn Back (Hint: Before You Plummet Over a Cliff)

“What does that sign say?” I could hear the tension in my mother’s voice as she peered through the windshield of our tiny car at the large road sign, written in Spanish and framed by a fringe of icicles that … Continue reading

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The Great Divide: Action vs. Reflection at Today’s Colleges

Yesterday, my daughter, husband, and I returned from college trip No. 2.   E. is a rising high-school senior and in the grip of her obsessive parents, who are insisting that she visit every college to which she might apply. … Continue reading

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If Your Feedback Isn’t Being Heard, Try This One Thing

“Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for everything.”  –Alexander Hamilton   June 1993: Amy and I were designing a training workshop. We both worked for a leadership development firm, and the particular program we were building … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons from Mickey Rooney and a Telegram Boy

My father-in-law, Guy, had an interesting encounter back in 1938 with film star Mickey Rooney. The story got me thinking about a key blind spot for leaders–and how to avoid it. Read more here, in my latest post for Linked2Leadership.com.  

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