Posts Tagged ‘HBR’

…Executives are never too time-pressed or information-saturated to learn more about leadership.  The hunger for knowledge about leadership is not simply a reaction to the twists and turns in the business cycle.  It’s a desire to beef up scarce resources: Just as no baseball team has ever had too many good pitchers, business has never suffered from a glut of true leaders.  Ask any follower.
From the book:  “Harvard Business Review On Becoming a High Performance Manager
The specific chapter (“All in a Day’s Work“) is a group discussion moderated by Harris Collingwood and Julia Kirby
On This Day In:
2013 Cornered Or Surrounded?
2012 Escape
2011 Achievement
Not Unreasonable Enough

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The fact is, all primate groups create — cannot exist without — leaders.  If there isn’t one, there’s a period of immense tension and uncertainty, and work doesn’t get done.  Decisions about the wider set of environmental influences don’t get made.  All of the group’s energy is spent on internal jockeying for dominance.
From the article: “All In A Day’s Work
Moderated by:  Harris Collingwood and Julia Kirby
Originally published in Harvard Business Review, December 2001
On This Day In:
2013 Duty
2012 Cost Not Price
2011 The Simple Normalcy Of Everyday Life – “Squirrel!”

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