Tag Archives: Change Management

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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The Indigestible Truth (or the Meaning of Lunch)

Someone has startled me out of some lazy habits of thought. Hopefully some other habits will change as a result. Jaeny Baik was in Toronto on business and I had the opportunity to talk with her over a pub lunch. Our casual conversation was loaded with unexpected meaning, for me at least. She helps people present…
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