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Archive: April 4, 2010 - April 10, 2010

Leadership crisis in the Episcopal Church

Like other sectors, the church must lead in new ways that are inclusive and require meaningful involvement, shared authority, a redistribution of power and new forms of community.

By Katherine Tyler Scott | April 9, 2010; 12:33 PM ET | Comments (39)

Hell bent on chasing them down

The best-laid plans of leaders are vulnerable as never before to followers with their own agendas and the determination and drive to get their way.

By Barbara Kellerman | April 9, 2010; 11:39 AM ET | Comments (6)

Undoing our conventional wisdom

Oppressed people overthrew bad leaders long before Twitter, but haven't done so a lot more since its advent.

By Ken Adelman | April 8, 2010; 12:35 PM ET | Comments (1)

More honest than ever

A population with the power of instant knowledge is a force to be heard and reckoned with.

By West Point Cadets | April 8, 2010; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (0)

Explosive but not spontaneous

By allowing people to invest in a common cause, leaders display their recognition of their follower's power and prevent the seeds of rage from sprouting.

By Coro Fellows | April 8, 2010; 7:24 AM ET | Comments (0)

Irony of opposition leaders

Opposition leaders come to power because they listen to their followers -- but too often, once they get into power, they become the un-listening autocrats they overthrew.

By Scott DeRue | April 8, 2010; 6:27 AM ET | Comments (1)

Addicted to self-destruction

Tiger's struggle to recover from his fall from grace presents lessons not only for leaders but also for anyone who has strayed from the path of integrity.

By Michael Maccoby | April 7, 2010; 7:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

A matter of trust

"That's something the best leaders do - show humility and appreciation for the fact that success is a collaborative thing."

By Yash Gupta | April 6, 2010; 3:27 PM ET | Comments (0)

Transcript: How video games build leaders

Game interfaces are some of the most complex, collaborative social experiences possible.

By On Leadership video transcripts | April 6, 2010; 2:48 PM ET | Comments (3)

Heeding the call of oversized egos

Tiger seems to be on the road to recovery. The pope and Michael Steele, however, have a long way to go.

By Columbia University students | April 6, 2010; 1:38 PM ET | Comments (2)

Easier said than done

Besides being factual, thus appealing to the head, a leader in crisis should connect emotionally, appealing to the heart.

By Ken Adelman | April 6, 2010; 10:43 AM ET | Comments (0)

Public displays of character

The difference between Tiger Woods and Michael Steele is that Tiger is taking a serious look at himself and reflecting on how far astray he has gone from his core values and beliefs.

By West Point Cadets | April 6, 2010; 10:36 AM ET | Comments (1)

Feeding the ravenous beast

Ducking and weaving and blaming and ignoring rarely works in the short term and never works in the long term.

By Donald Kettl | April 6, 2010; 6:39 AM ET | Comments (0)

Spiritual truths of leadership

Every leader must have a solid core--a sense of what defines them and tethers them when they encounter great difficulty or great temptation.

By Katherine Tyler Scott | April 6, 2010; 6:33 AM ET | Comments (0)

Pope Benedict, take note

Imagine if Pope Benedict had used the occasion of Easter to express appreciation for his community's devotion to his Church, while acknowledging the decades of pain that poorly supervised pedophile priests have caused thousands of children.

By Amy Fraher | April 6, 2010; 6:24 AM ET | Comments (4)

Survival of the sorriest

Tiger nailed the conference because he let his honest, repentant, and reflective self shine through.

By Coro Fellows | April 6, 2010; 6:15 AM ET | Comments (11)

'The most dreaded knowledge'

A leader who avoids accountability is no leader; he or she is simply a person with a title but no moral authority.

By John Baldoni | April 6, 2010; 5:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

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