Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Lions of Change Destroy Creative Settings

We mentioned The Lions of Change Destroy Creative Settings as a metaphor in our book. When the giraffe spots an area where it can guide the herds to foliage and protection, the herds calmly move forward, although occasionally a lion appears, blocking the path … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Critical Thinking in the 21st-Century Age of Science

Rooted in our book Giraffes of Technology: The Making of the Twenty-First Century Leader, we learned that academic business also wrote about the need for emotional intelligence and critical thinking in the age of science. A book called Learn or … Continue reading

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Why I Can’t Stop Starting New Enterprises

The article below is similar to the metaphor in our book in Chapter 6 called New Herds–Blending into Communities. We noted that our country always has had deep divisions, yet during the Great Depression, World War II, and the Cold War, most people rose … Continue reading

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“What Makes a Leader?” by Daniel Goleman in Harvard Business Review; Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the Need Now

The EI skills are Self-awareness—knowing one’s strengths, weakness, drives, values, and goals, and impact on others. Self-regulation—controlling or redirecting disruptive emotions, impulses, and moods Motivation—being driven to achieve for the sake of achievement Empathy—understanding other people’s emotional makeup and considering others’ … Continue reading

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