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    • My mission is to help successful people achieve positive, lasting change in behavior; for themselves, their people, and their teams.

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    • Leadership Moments with Mark Elberfeld

      Maintaining community in the face of conflict, negotiating healthy interpersonal dynamics, and striving intentionally for an equitable distribution of power are all tenets of servant-leadership, a conceptually simple philosophy: those who lead, serve. Breaking away from traditional models of hierarchical authority, servant-leaders facilitate the livelihood of their group by assessing their

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    • Are You a Manager or a Leader?

      The client sitting across the table sipped his coffee and leveled a stare at me. “What I need,” he said, “is not more leaders. I need followers that will follow and managers that will manage.” When I asked him to expand a bit on this, here was his paraphrased response: We have enough leaders. I’m not looking for the next Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg or anyone who feels empowered to

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    • Why Authoritarianism May Be On the Rise

      By Yascha Mounk | March 1st, 2017 Why is democracy in trouble? Long before democracy’s global slump became conventional wisdom, Yascha Mounk was warning that support for democracy was on the decline in the world’s most advanced societies.   In a paper published in the Journal of

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      A Nation of Immigrants — Only if They Assimilate | The Stream

      By Dennis Prager Published on February 28, 2017 I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I

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      What happens when a leader dies?

      Written by Tamara Rosin | July 13, 2015 When a CEO dies, his or her employees and team must — in the wake of their grief — introduce a new leader, adjust to change and continue to operate at the best of their ability. At the same time, they will likely attempt to preserve their

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