Category Archives: Leadership articles

Leadership dysfunction and your organisation


By Mike Myers published in Forbes……very good article        full article Have you ever wondered why organizations tolerate dysfunctional leaders?  The answer is dysfunction is so prevalent it’s often not even recognized as problematic. Many corporations just desire … Continue reading

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Blaming Somebody – The Tale of Four


The Tale of Four  This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.  Anybody could have done it, … Continue reading

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Views on Israel in 1938 by Mahatma Gandhi


The Jews In Palestine By Mahatma Gandhi Published in the Harijan   26-11-1938. Several letters have been received by me, asking me to declare my views about the Arab-Jew question in Palestine and the persecution of the Jews in Germany. It … Continue reading

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The cost of corruption in developing countries


Corruption is estimated to increase the cost of achieving the UN Millennium Development Goal on water and sanitation by US $48 billion   Source: Transparency International, MDG Report 2010   CORRUPTION HITS THE POOR HARDEST Poor families in Mexico spend an estimated one-fifth … Continue reading

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Leadership Hubris – an acquired personality disorder.


Definition:  Extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality, disregard for others and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities. In the UK, we have recently witnessed the proceedings of the Leveson enquiry, which … Continue reading

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How managerial psychopaths use emotions to manipulate others


Published on November 29, 2010 by Key Sun, Ph.D. in The Justice and Responsibility League A persistent myth about psychopaths involves the belief that they are callous, emotional void criminals (particularly serial killers). The mass media (e.g., television shows, films, and books) often … Continue reading

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Leadership at the point of a bayonet


By: Major Richard “Dick” Winters with Colonel Cole Kingseed Berkley Caliber Publishing Group,New York Ten Principles for Success 1. Strive to be a leader of character, competence, and courage. 2. Lead from the front. Say, “Follow me!” and then lead … Continue reading

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