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Truth #2 – Hierarchies Can Enhance Trust

These days, smart and humble people know that flatter is more better, networked holocracies are the new bestest way to generate business utopia, and all hierarchies are bureaucratic soul-sucking entities. That’s the narrative.  And it’s crap.

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Truth #1 – Not Everyone is Cut Out for Leadership

Nope.  Not even most people and maybe not even you.  Not even if everyone gets trained in the latest, most coolest leadership capability model you or your CEO have read a book about.  Not even then. The most effective leaders are born with baseline talents AND they do the work of building skills, knowledge, and

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Top 10 Uncomfortable Truths

My newsfeed, and no doubt yours, parades 20+ listicles every day, many of them regurgitating the same tired, old advice.  I’m taking a slightly different approach.  Here are the ten top truths that most people either don’t believe, vehemently oppose, or, in moments of lucidity, cringe at in secret recognition. Why uncomfortable truths matter. When

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