Archive for November, 2009

  • Family, Work and the Work Family

    Family, Work and the Work Family

    The ground we stand on feels so shaky and unsure these days.  Some call us to return to the past.  Others push to a new future.  In a way, I think they’re both right. Jen, Jack and I had the privilege and pleasure of sharing […]

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  • Short RFL Long on Thanks

    Short RFL Long on Thanks

    We give Thanks that this is a short week!  And, so I’ll strive for a 40% shorter RFL J On the Everyday Leadership Radio Show I’ll spend both hours with four of the teacher/researchers of the University of Michigan’s Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship.  This […]

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  • My Mom the Deviant – Leads in This Brutal Recession

    My Mom the Deviant – Leads in This Brutal Recession

    A cousin of mine with five kids under seven has been without a job since May.  My mom sprang into action last night, making calls, bundling checks from each of her seven kids. I think the scholars I admire at the Center for Positive Organizational […]

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  • The Human Freedom to Plot a Path to Somewhere Great

    The Human Freedom to Plot a Path to Somewhere Great

    It has often struck me that one of the major ways we differ from other animals is our ability to see a longer term vision and plot a course to get there.  Unlike squirrels or dogs we do much more than react on-the-spot.  As artists, […]

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  • They Need to Fix It. They – Who?

    They Need to Fix It. They – Who?

    Pop! Culture sometimes reveals everyday leadership better than any scholar. If you have ever wielded authority – as a boss, parent, owner, manager, principal, superintendent – and you have never viewed Oscar Rogers’ take on last year’s financial meltdown, then do yourself a 1-minute 59-second […]

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