Daily Archives for 2011/02/07

as such informal appearances may be thought to discredit

“… example of backstage difficulties may be cited from the contingencies of being an exalted person. Persons may become so sacred that the only fitting appearance they can make is in the center of a retinue and ceremony; it may … Continue reading

07. February 2011 by eschipul
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steady, as she goes

07. February 2011 by eschipul
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stultifying effects of social proprieties

Less fairy tale than fable about the consequences of collective hypocrisy, Andersen’s story bears a message that has become a proverbial truth… Choosing to ignore what is in plain sight and blindly acting as if there were nothing wrong are … Continue reading

07. February 2011 by eschipul
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HBR: Authentic Leadership as Bad?

As someone who regularly recommends the book Absolute Honesty to people, I found this HBR post on Authentic Leadership to be very interesting: Most people can agree that authenticity is of great value. We’d rather be — or follow — … Continue reading

07. February 2011 by eschipul
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