The Dualities of Leadership – Duality Number One

Reading through the literature especially Harvard's publication The Handbook of Leadership Theory and Practice we discover about five to seven key dualities in scholarship on leadership. But these are all dualities that also continuously frame and reframe how we as leaders think of our calling. The first is the balance between the tension of the …

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A Great Book by an Author Who Has Lived the Terror and Exhilaration of Being the CEO

Ben Horowitz has written one of the most honest, powerful, and enlightening books on what it is like and the skills required to be a successful CEO. We know Horowitz: Founder and CEO of Opsware or Loudcloud which he sold to HP in 2007 for $1.6 billion. Then of course his venture capital firm bet …

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