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Fans of Major League Baseball in the U.S. no longer blink when a talented Japanese player arrives and makes an immediate impact on the game. Ichiro...
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In Review

When Warren Bennis died at age 89 last summer, he left a legacy as a visionary scholar on the subject of leadership.  A seminal thinker who advised presidents and corporate chieftains and who taught...

In Review

In our work with leaders, no one has had a more profound influence than Warren Bennis. The breadth and depth of his legacy are too vast to represent here, but his core teachings are clear and...

Latest Thinking

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Latest Thinking

There is no question that embracing diversity by finding common ground with others has been a good idea. It has been a key to transcending racism, sexism, homophobia and other prejudices. Societies...

Extras

You can’t find it on any anatomy chart or map. It’s not emblazoned across the sky. And yet, its force is everywhere. It is the force that develops things, transforms the world and changes people....

Extras

There is we, the subject of this issue of Briefings, and then there is the we that’s even bigger. You might call the bigger we ethereal, transcendent, awesome, rare, indescribable, cool. Don’t get me...