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The Message

THE MESSAGE (10-minute read) Ram Dass Richard Mirabal Rabbi Zalman Schacter Being an Elder has been my path for some time. In the beginning, the path was challenging, given the materialistic, mechanistic, profit-motivated, youth-oriented ecosystem...

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THE WARNING SIGNS OF LEADERSHIP DECLINE

THE PRESENT PROBLEMS With the blistering demands to reinvent your company fast enough to cope with evolving technologies, demographic shifts, scientific breakthroughs, heated competition, employee recruitment and retention, and seismic shifts in...

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IF ONLY I WERE ENLIGHTENED

If only I were enlightened, I'd use this time of fear, doubt, and anxiety, to notice my instinctive and unexamined reactions to the pandemic stimulus. I'd explore my automatic emotional responses that have come along. I'd check where in...

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THE WISDOM OF LEADERS

EXCERPTS FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. MARC COOPER Q: Why are you still going headlong into leadership development at the age of 75? MBC: Today, more than ever, there is a 'missing' element in leadership that is fundamental and critical...

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THE LISTENING OF WISDOM

The Power of Wisdom Wise leaders are powerful leaders. Wise leaders know wisdom shifts the context, the content and relationships. When wisdom is involved, people speak to one another in a different tone. When wisdom is present, people listen -...

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HUMILITY

A NECESSARY INGREDIENT FOR LEADERSHIP INTRODUCTION In a recent issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a team of researchers reviewed studies of a once-widespread, but now a nearly extinct, personal trait. This trait "is...

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THE PURPOSE OF PURPOSE

The craving for purpose is a defining characteristic of human beings. Numbers of acclaimed psychologists assert human beings require a purpose or suffer psychological difficulties. According to numbers of business pundits, the same holds true for a...

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LEADERS AS CAUSE

Causality is the relationship between cause and effect, based on the principle that at some level, everything has a "cause." Without question, causality is the overriding context in which business occurs. Leaders in a causality context are...

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The Two Inner Competencies of Great Leaders

There are certain core competencies that great leaders possess that ordinary leaders do not have to the same degree. These competencies are one, tremendous inner focus, and two, the ability to be genuinely empathic. Competency 1- Inner Focus The...

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DEFRAGGING THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

ITS IMPACT ON DENTISTS INTRODUCTION: It is clear to me, the healthcare system in undergoing defragmentation. The defragmentation process is rapidly accelerating because of the unhinged rising cost of healthcare, the leaps in AI and the...

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