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3. Leadership is not a commodity, and so is more reliably cultivated than acquired.

The habit of buying leadership persists in corporations of all kinds, but nowhere more than in the arts.  It’s amazing how old names pop up in new places. Elsewhere, familiarity breeds contempt, but in arts management, it engenders trust. Performance, ability, and achievement are relegated as factors by organizations seeking instead a steady hand, preferring like…
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