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Five steps to Death

Saturday October 1st, 2011 4 comments

I am profoundly grateful to those wonderful people who manage to summarize otherwise long and repetitive business books, in an article of 4 to 6 pages. A great company for this is obviously “Executive Book Summaries” (and now you know how consultants appear to find the time to read so many books…) Recently, I received from our partner Ben Clayton-Jolly…

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"Generation gap in leadership"

Sunday June 26th, 2011 2 comments

Last week’s post has been our most successful to date. Heartfelt thanks to all of you who read and shared it with so many new others! The post created a lot of direct exchanges, as, I guess, most of you hesitate in posting public comments and sharing confidential information. In your private comments, one theme seemed to come back consistently…

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“Why the Enablers Network looks more like the Barbarians than the Real Madrid”

Sunday January 16th, 2011 3 comments

Given the potential impact of the work we are invited to do, I am frequently asked by the clients we meet for the first time, to explain how we are organized. My shortest reply is that we are closer to “The Barbarians F.C.” than to the Real Madrid… A study from Harvard University[1] suggests that the Real Madrid is “one…

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