Archive for January 4th, 2012

Hierarchy, impersonality, an intricate pattern of specialized roles and the extent to which behavior is determined by the position one occupies — all tend to diminish the likelihood of leaderlike action at all levels of organization.  But, as students of bureaucracy have found, the formal institutional structure has only a limited capacity to suppress the informal exercise of leadership.
     —    John W. Gardner
From his book:  “On Leadership
On This Day In:
2022 A Crucial Skill
2021 Our Fate Is Up To Us
Amazing Or Terrifying?
2020 Still Willing
2019 Another Prayer
2018 After Silence
2017 Are You Looking Forward To A Trump Presidency?
2016 Three Errors From Eureka
2015 Limiting Choices
2014 Praise The Lord And Pass The Hypocrisy
That Sound
2013 Still Waiting For Answers
2012 Informal Leadership
2011 A Little More Progress
2010 Bec’s Gone Again…

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