Authoring Leadership

The golden rule – adapted

  Yesterday, in the United States, the current administration dropped its policy to bar international students from residing in the US if their respective college/university only provided online learning (due to the COVID pandemic). Institutions, like Harvard and MIT, were prepared to fight the policy in court, stating: “The effect — and perhaps even the goal …

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Mandating righteousness (and other myths/lessons)

Let me start with the following statement: Leaders don’t need to be perfect, but they need to show up. By now, a significant number of Fortune 500 leaders have provided some sort statement of about the killing of an unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police. This incident sparked nationwide protests to …

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Chaos & Coronavirus

Leadership deficits and weaknesses are most evident in critical situations. Perhaps, this is exemplified at the highest level in the leadership of countries, as evidenced by the criticism of China’s leaders in their lack of urgency in responding to the coronavirus. Or the Russian government response to the nuclear disaster as depicted in HBO’s mini-series …

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