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David Reimer, CEO Merrick and Co: Values and Leadership Excellence

In a recent NY Times interview with CEO David Reimer, Adam Bryant asked some fascinating questions about leading through crisis, and how to identify leaders who can bring companies through hard times. Reimer’s answers always came down to leadership values and the ways they become healthy relationships with employees and build sustainable solutions to problems. […]

Adaptive Leadership: Responding to the (Permanent) Crisis

Groundbreaking leadership theorist Ronald Heifetz has argued persuasively that sustainable leadership is adaptive leadership. In this Harvard Business Review article, he notes that crisis has become a permanent condition, making adaptive leadership even more important for survival, innovation and transformation. He writes: “The task of leading during a sustained crisis—whether you are the CEO of […]

Michael Malone: Shapeshifter Leadership in the Virtual Economy

Technology journalist Michael Malone releases his new book this week, The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory. It sometimes takes the profoundly interdisciplinary journalistĘ»s mind to tap into science in a way that challenges our ideas of who we are. Take his 2009 book, The Future Arrived Yesterday: The Rise of […]