All tagged leadership

"Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box" by The Arbinger Institute was a good and challenging read. I found it engaging with connections to ideas from Theory of Constraints that I have been exploring and using in my work. I also finished the book on Yom Kippur - a day of reflections - so I was thinking about my own assumptions around how I operate in the world.

Mark McDonald on the Gartner blog network says that The nature of change is changing with a new pattern being related to much flatter organizations and wider information flow. He says that change is becoming social-driven, rather than process-driven. Interesting.

Bruce MacEwen has a nice piece on leadership that takes off from the recent HBR article about Havard's Program for Leadership Development. I picked up on his comment that leaders need to bring people into the conversation by voicing reservations.

CIO Magazine published an excerpt from Why Great Leaders Don't Take Yes for an Answer by Michael A. Roberto. I like the author's focus on thinking about how to make decisions, rather than which decision to make.