The Seeds of Change

The Seeds of Change

by Jim Elliott Just before the turn of the century (the 21st century) a number of leadership-gurus started turning heads by talking about the organic nature of organizations, and how traditional theories of organizational change were proving to be wrong. One of these...
Senge, Covey, and Peters on Leadership Lessons

Senge, Covey, and Peters on Leadership Lessons

by Ann I. Mahoney This trio of experts on organizational behavior has a lot to say about engaging people in change. They’d like you to apply what’s relevant to you and pass it along. An afternoon spent in the presence of Peter Senge, Stephen Covey, and Tom...
Colin Powell’s Lessons

Colin Powell’s Lessons

Speech by Colin Powell “Lessons for Living, and Success in Business or War” Speech by Colin Powell   Lesson 1 “Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.” Good leadership involves responsibility to the welfare of the group,...
The “Ben Franklin Method” For Winning People Over

The “Ben Franklin Method” For Winning People Over

by Bob Burg So often in this magazine we talk about giving before getting, and that is certainly a very important aspect of helping a person to feel comfortable with you, and want to do for you. Whether in social relationships or sales, being the first to reach out is...