Elevate your leadership in work and life—a new science of leadership

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I just typed in “leadership” on amazon.com and found 200,000 entries! It seems that everyone has something to say about leadership. And yet looking at the world today, from business to government, leadership is missing. What’s more, it is missing that it is missing. More information, strategies, characteristics, styles to copy don’t make a leader. A new approach is required. …

What is

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  Westerner thinkers have long searched for meaning. Eastern sages have long dispelled meaning. This painting was given to me by a friend who had lived in a Zen monastery in Japan as a young man. The Roshi made it for him to ponder as his crucial next step towards enlightenment. My friend translated it in this way: “Everything drops …

Your Word is your bond

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In 2012, I wrote: “People in an organization must collaborate, coordinate their actions, count on each other. They must operate beyond excuses, reasons, and justifications for why something did or did not happen. When people relate to their word as their bond, then they do what they said they would do and they insist on the same from others.  Relating …