How are you working through the upside of the risk and the waves of uncertainty that are still a feature or our pandemic world? The uncertainty and volatility continue to surprise, as the world learns to deal with mass protests in the midst of the Covid19 response. Reading about surprising events, such as this report […]
… lessons in Adaptive Leadership
Yesterday I reviewed a couple of articles from Harvard Business Review (November 2010) on “Leadership Lessons from the Military“. Today’s post will finish the job by reviewing the article “Four lessons in Adaptive Leadership” [p86] by Michael Useem from Wharton Business School. Useem and his colleagues at Wharton have incorporated military leadership principles into the […]
… Leadership Lessons from the Military
Harvard Business Review features this title as it cover story for the November 2010 issue. A sad indictment that it has taken me 12 months to get around to writing about it – but better late than never. There are three articles from this issue that I wanted to draw your attention to – each […]
… explore vs exploit – resilience as learning.
To be resilient requires that we be open to new ideas. That has been a message in a number of the posts in this series, including the previous post discussing the Hamel & Valikangas article. Here is a new idea – resilience can mean different things in the Strategic, Tactical and Operational contexts of an […]
… learning by our own mistakes!
No matter how good we think we are, to maintain a skill or habit we need to practice it – and regularly. Once a year is probably not going to cut it. For many years I travelled extensively, and at times would have been taking an international trip at least once a month. I would […]
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