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Blessings for an engaged and impactful 2015!

Saturday December 27th, 2014 0 comments

“Blessings for an engaged and impactful 2015!” were the wishes I received from our US partner, Bob Devlin. I found them original and in line with what we preach and believe in, at work. And my mind started to wonder: What kind of people will create engagement and impact in 2015 and later? I started thinking of ordinary and uncelebrated…

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Which kind of Apostles will I be in 2015?

Thursday December 18th, 2014 2 comments

A few months ago, my daughter and I were invited in Rome for a speech on my book. During our free time, we visited the “Eternal City”. We are not religious but have a strong respect for the believers, as long as they do not feel obliged to rape, torture and kill in the name of their faith and have…

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How can I fly like an eagle when I am surrounded by turkeys?

Friday December 12th, 2014 0 comments

I always loved this provocative “question”, symbol of contentment and leadership arrogance, that one of my ex-colleagues loved to use, in order to help well intentioned leaders realize that, maybe, they were part of the problem that they were complaining about… We all know leaders, honestly convinced that they have done their best to empower their organization: The strategy had…

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The demise of the invulnerable leader

Friday December 5th, 2014 6 comments

Maybe was it synchronicity? A dramatic article and a book, both having the theme of bullying in the background, were offered to me recently. In a November 2014 “The New-Yorker” article, Allen Kurzweil recalls the traumatic experience he lived as ten years old, in a British Private School, located in Switzerland. Having briefly been a boarder in a catholic, boys…

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