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The Dark Side of Heroic Leadership

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com One of the true pleasures of my job is that just about every day I get to witness acts of heroic leadership. Whether it’s the project manager who leads his team through a series of all-nighters…

My 2013 Books of the Year

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com I noticed a few things in my reading this year: 1. For the second year running, there was no outstanding, ‘must-have’ business book. I might be getting harder to please as I get older, but there…

What We Lost With Nelson Mandela

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com Well, it’s been pretty much wall-to-wall Mandela this week, as it should be. There was, of course, the usual pre-recorded pabulum and vox pop interviews with, it seemed, everyone who met the man,…

Mojo, Hubris and Bubbles – Leadership Lessons from 2013

A version of this article appeared at Inc.com The list of events – and people – that could be cited in a review of leadership lessons in 2013 (for good or ill) is long. The cultural shifts being attempted by Pope Francis; the use of social…