The Peter Pan Syndrome: Start-up bosses playfully enjoying not growing up, preferring to stay in Never-profit-land.
Human resources are the capable hands you hire, people the complex beings to which the hands are attached.
The absence of followership courses at business schools explains a lot of organizational ineffectiveness.
The Sleeping Beauty fallacy of consulting: You can kiss the organization awake and Grumpy will thank you.
Leadership is influence with permission, manipulation is influence without; leadership must be accepted, not undergone.
In nature, not size, nor speed, but fitness ensures survival. In business, not the big, nor the agile, but the aligned prevail.
It is stupid to set SMART goals where sparking change demands BOLD goals (Broad, Optimistic, Long-term and Daring).
Leadership is the art of seduction, getting people to do things, not because they have to, but because they want to.
In organizations, to unleash the beast you must first unleech the beast, taking out excessive management.
There are two types of people: they who don’t know they don’t know the future and those who do know they don’t know.