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Leading Them Through the Storm, Published by Business Management (75 years of Sound Business Advice)

Business Management read our book and wrote: “Stephen Crane’s circa-1900 short story The Open Boat offers a narrative about the importance of caring leadership.” We published selected parts of Crane’s short story in our Chapter Two (attached below) about the need for more emotional intelligence in 21st-century leadership: … Continue reading

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Kirkus Reviews Critics Recommend Giraffes of Technology to a Book by Harvard Professor, Pulitzer Prize Winner, Robert Coles

We learned that our book was recommended by Kirkus Reviews to the leadership book (rooted in literature) by Harvard Professor and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Robert Coles; scroll down to “Similar Books Suggested by Our Critics,” to see “Giraffes of Technology: The Making of the Twenty-First-Century … Continue reading

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New Foreword by Jeff Thomson, CMA, CAE (published in Strategic Finance Review)

FOREWORD By JEFF Thomson,  President and CEO at Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) “At one of our first meetings, I deliberately sat on the floor and asked the seated staff to rise—a simple yet symbolic gesture. I wanted them to … Continue reading

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Ebscohost and Giraffes of Technology Leadership

Nice to learn that our book’s review (by Kirkus Reviews) was selected by Ebscohost for academic and professional research: http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/book-reviews/87920630/giraffes-technology-making-twenty-first-century-leader

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New Herds: Blending into Diverse Communities

Giraffes move in and out of herds, forming and reforming into diverse groups without fighting, without interruption of their life-sustaining grazing on the open plains of Africa. Unlike other animals (including humans), giraffes exist without a dominant, ongoing single leader; … Continue reading

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Giraffes of Technology Leadership Book Enters the Library of Congress

We recently learned that our leadership book has been selected by libraries throughout the U.S. (thank you!), including the Library of Congress, San Francisco Public Library, Saint Louis University – Main Campus, Indianapolis Public Library, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, and many more: Link: … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons from High Up by Lisa Litzinger from Drexel University

Years ago, while serving as a CEO for a PwC subsidiary in Atlanta, Hubert Glover began to notice that giraffes were everywhere. In paintings. The subject of sculptures. He attributed their prevalence to Atlanta’s thriving African-American community – a reflection … Continue reading

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The Lions of Change Destroy Creative Settings

Under direct threat of attack, a giraffe generally beats a hasty retreat, although a female shepherding a small baby will stand her ground. Giraffes never employ their knobby horns against predators, but they can deliver a crushing blow with the … Continue reading

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Moving Forward–Creating Space for Imagination in Work Settings

To fuel their immense bodies, giraffes consume seventy-five pounds of vegetation each day. In a neat closing of the ecological circle, their browsing stimulates new growth and thus helps propagate the very plants they consume. —Lynn Sherr, journalist, 1997   I’m … Continue reading

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The Giraffe’s Violent Birth—The Fall and Rise in Our Messy 21st-Century Business and Professional Settings

After fifteen months in the womb, calves are born headfirst and drop six feet to the ground from the standing mom. Boom! Welcome to Earth.…It is usually up on its own spindly legs within an hour, a vital defense against a … Continue reading

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