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“The Joy of Leadership: How Positive Psychology Can Maximize Your Impact in a Challenging World” by Tal Ben-Shahar and Angus Ridgway

The key, he learned, was leadership: the ability to influence the thinking and activities of other people in a shared effort to achieve goals and, ultimately, to realize a shared vision. Organizations that had good leaders—not just at the top … Continue reading

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The Cynefin Framework

Ordered Contexts: Simple (known knowns) and Complicated (known unknowns) Simple: Sense, Categorize, Respond Complicated: Sense, Analyze, Respond Unordered Contexts: Complex (unknown unknowns) and Chaotic (unknowables) Complex: Probe, Sense, Respond Chaotic: Act, Sense, Respond  

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“A Leader’s Framework for Decision Making” by David Snowden and Mary Boone

I’ve seen leadership employed at a number of levels with varying levels of success. The most successful leaders I have encountered are the ones that are able to adapt to changing circumstances and that are receptive to innovative ideas from … Continue reading

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“The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers” by Ben Horowitz

That’s the hard thing about hard things—there is no formula for dealing with them. “This here is all about My wife, my kids, the life that I live Through the night, I was his, it was right, but I did … Continue reading

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Response to “Why Some Teams are Smarter” on NPR

I listened to this response and interview with the authors of the NY Time Article “Why Some Teams are Smarter” and started to make some links between other works I’ve written about. Here is the NPR link for this On … Continue reading

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