Babette Bensoussan: Gary Hamel on Syndicating Leadership

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Babette Bensoussan
Babette Bensoussan

Illuminating Videos  Leaders Everywhere: A conversation with Gary HamelToday a leader is expected to be a perfect mix of the innovation instincts of Steve Jobs, the political skills of Lee Kuan Yew and the emotional intelligence of Desmond Tutu! But how many leaders have these characteristics? And what is the alternative?

Management writer and academic Gary Hamel explains how the requirements of a leader have now become overwhelming. Watch this video to understand the transformation needed to have “Leaders Everywhere”.

Phi Beta Iota: Harvard and McKinsey are always the last to know, just the first to sell old ideas to the elite that is out of touch in the first place. The rest of us call this seventh generation thinking and collective intelligence, public wisdom processes such as Tom Atlee and Jim Rough have pioneered in the modern era. Of course it helps if the “leaders” are committed to holistic analtics, true cost economics, and the fundamental proposition that the truth at any cost lowers all other costs. Leadership is not hard. ETHICS is hard — and that is where our elites have failed across the board.

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