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Gina Barreca:”If you lean in, will men just look down your blouse?”

Gina Barreca, columnist, essayist and UConn prof, is one of my heroes — funny, wise, and very, very smart. So, today, let’s celebrate the March 2016 publication of her latest book, If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse? From the title essay, a laugh about lean-in leadership: “I sure do appreciate […]

The Fall of the Alphas: Corporate Anthropologist Dana Ardi on Building Better Beta Leadership

Looking for some good, smart storytelling about contemporary leadership in corporations? Check out Dana Ardi’s 2013 book, The Fall of the Alphas: the New Beta Way to Connect and Lead. Like me, Ardi is a trained anthropologist/ethnographer — a student of culture and the ways people work together, play together, and build stories that fuel […]

An obsession with annihilation: Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

Originally posted on The Stake:
*Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared at Hothouse Magazine. by Forest Lewis Cosmologist and atheist goon-squad member Lawrence Krauss has recently taken offense at Hollywood for pandering to theists as evidenced by such movies as The Son of God and Noah. According to Mr. Krauss these stories are facile and worse and shame on…

Check this out! New Book Review, Global Business Leadership

Interested in interdisciplinary approaches to global leadership, emphasizing new cultural paradigms like “culture of care,” the blessings of ambiguity, and celebrating the practical cross-cultural benefits of mindful partnerships? Check out Global Business Leadership, a textbook and resource for expanding business thinking through cultural skill-building. The field of global leadership in business has been deepening for […]

Apology Accepted? Is it helpful for leaders to apologize for things beyond their control?

I know it seems counter-intuitive. Why apologize for things we can’t control — the weather, a death,  the economy, or some breakdown in the system that no one could have anticipated, much less prevented!? Because it increases trust, according to Alison Wood Brooks of Harvard Business School. And that’s interesting, isn’t it? We often talk […]

Review of “The Transforming Leader:” Transformational Leadership Communication

From the website Anobii, a review of Carol Pearson’s edited collection, which includes my article about shapeshifter leadership: “Overall, The Transforming Leader reframes the challenge of leading in today’s interdependent, unpredictable world. Its message is that if we update our thinking, enhance the quality of our being, deepen our sense of relatedness with the ecology […]

Review of “The Transforming Leader”

The Integral Leadership Review just published a review of the collection I was part of, The Transforming Leader. The author (not credited) wrote: “Here is a group that is getting the attention it deserves for fresh ways of thinking about leadership.”