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Power can corrupt leaders. Compassion can save them. (2018)

"...Power impairs our mirror-neurological activity — the neurological function that indicates the ability to understand and associate with others." Hougaard, R., Carter, J. and Chester, L. Harvard Business Review, 15...

Written by: Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, Louise Chester

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Carillion. What a mess.

Board hubris ran high while hedge funds scented blood, shorting the stock. Bailey, D. Professor of Industrial Strategy, Aston Business School Birmingham Post, 18 January 2018 Image: Wikimedia Commons "Carillion's demise...

Written by: Professor David Bailey

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The most important four words a leader can say (2017)

"Vulnerability loops are most powerful in moments of stress..."people either dig in and become defensive, and start justifying, and a lot of tension gets created."" Coyle, D. Daniel Coyle, author...

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When Founders Go Too Far (2017)

"Given the extraordinary power imbalance that’s now the norm in Silicon Valley boardrooms, it should be no surprise that many founder-CEOs are behaving badly. In fact, the real surprise may...

Written by: Steve Blank

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