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Shifting the currents

August 23, 2011

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Extracts from an interview with Brian Bacon published in Fieldnotes, November 2004, Issue 7 Amidst the growing sense of angst and hopelessness we can feel everywhere today, there is an accelerating recognition of the need to find a better way and somehow become part of it. Almost every other day we hear stories about freak […]

Leadership of People.

August 23, 2011

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Frederic Labarthe introduces the main ideas behind the Self Managing Leadership concept. “Successful leaders do not compete, they create. Successful leaders do not control, they empower. Successful leaders do not force, they influence.” ~ Brian Bacon The world in which we live today requires more from leaders than good management skills or cleverness at getting […]

Leadership and Management by Stephen R. Covey

August 23, 2011

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Leadership and Management are two different things. Leadership is not management. Leadership has to come first. Management is a bottom-line focus: How can I best accomplish certain things? Leadership deals with the top line: What are the things I want to accomplish? In the words of both Peter Drucker and  Warren Bennis, “Management is doing things […]