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The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

February 17, 2016 6 Comments
The Process of Leadership Requires Tough Love

The first book we read in my MBA class on Leading Change is “Building the Bridge as You Walk on It” by Robert E. Quinn. The key point of the book is that organizations do not change significantly unless someone inside the organization changes significantly; hence, self-change is the key to organizational change. Ever increasing […]

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My Apology to Dr. Michael Haynie

January 26, 2014 21 Comments
My Apology to Dr. Michael Haynie

I am the producer of TEDxUniversityofNevada. Our most recent event was Friday, January 24, 2014. Our speakers and my team did a great job, and the event was a big success. Yet there was one failure. Dr. Michael Haynie was delivering a brilliant talk about our nation’s veterans when his slides began to advance without […]

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Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are […]

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Expectations And Promises

October 21, 2013 2 Comments
Expectations And Promises

If responsibility is the foundation, then expectations are the framework for healthy, interdependent relationships at work. Interdependent partners in effect look at each other and say “your expectations of me in this relationship are legitimate.” In unhealthy relationships, one person assumes the posture that “only my expectations of you are legitimate – your expectations of […]

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