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Everything we do requires us to identify and learn a particular set of skills. Whether learning to ride a bike, play a sport, or become proficient in a particular field of study, skill development is a critical success factor. Individuals seeking continual growth in one or more areas read, watch and learn from others, and […]
I recently read an article entitled Should Leadership Development be Random? by David Burkus (www.theleaderlab.org). It was about a psychological research project by Alexander Haslam, designed to assess different models for leader selection (essentially, random or chosen). The findings of the experiment enforced the hypothesis that groups with a randomly chosen leader outperformed those with a formally/informally […]
I learned a new word this week: simulacrum. It comes from a Latin word meaning “likeness or similarity” and was first used in English at some point in the 16th Century. Since then it has actually come to represent something that is a poor representation of the original; something that does no justice to the original. Often […]