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Sequester Cartoon: Is there such a thing as tragic childish leadership?

There are certain fundamentals we need to find common ground — and being FLEXIBLE (read MOBILE) is the most important one. When future generations look back at this crisis, they’ll say, “What the heck happened? Didn’t they even know how to tie their shoes so SOMETHING could happen? Why were they so stuck?” They’ll also […]

Metaphors and Leadership: How Do We Make Sense of This Crisis?

We live through story; so it’s important to pay attention to the metaphors we use about our leaders. In the Washington Post yesterday, David Ignatius used a powerful metaphor to describe the sequestration crisis. It tells a difficult about leadership, about the crisis, and about what we need to do. Co-dependent Leadership and the House […]

Leadership and the Sequester: Who is to Blame?

We can’t help but measure leadership by results. The sequester cuts are a sign of poor leadership — but whose? (By the way, if you need a primer on the sequester, here’s a great FAQ guide from the Washington Post.) It’s not a pretty picture. The USA is in crisis — we can’t seem to […]