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We are what we watch? Feeding leadership hungers with TV and movies

So what are you binge watching on Netflix, or following on cable this month? It may be your unconscious is giving you clues about your leadership hopes and dreams. It pays to pay attention to the ‘entertainment’ you’re drawn to. You may find clues to your aspirations and values, even in the most escapist shows. […]

A Bow to the Leadership Goddess: the AAUW on the “Athena Doctrine”

The AAUW leadership blog offered a compelling profile of a new publication honoring an ancient story — the Athena Doctrine, a tip of the hat to women’s particular wisdom in contemporary culture and organizations. I’ve written extensively about the Bathsheba Syndrome, a warning to leaders tempted by false security and arrogance. But here, we have […]

Candor Could Blow Up in Your Face

Many of us confuse authenticity with the right to speak our inner being candidly and without much editing. After all, being authentic is being who we are, right?! But this article gives us really practical ways of understanding candor so we can see that it’s something good leaders do strategically, and that it’s different from […]