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Giraffes of Technology Published in Atlanta-Fulton Public Central Library

I recently learned that our book was posted on Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, Central Library, in Atlanta, GA 30303, United States. Below they wrote about our book and the unique Giraffe metaphor: Giraffes of Technology: The Making of the 21st-Century … Continue reading

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The Lookout Post—Giraffes of Technology

In our book’s chapter The Lookout Post—Giraffes of Technology about the future of work due to science and technology, we researched MIT’s Peter Senge and his unique book about the world’s future published in 1990: The Fifth Discipline: The Art … Continue reading

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Businesses Exist to Deliver Value to Society

Businesses Exist to Deliver Value to Society In the Harvard Business Review (HBR), Kenneth Frazier (CEO of Merck) was interviewed about “Businesses Exist to Deliver Value to Society.” Since becoming CEO in 2011, he has earned praise for stabilizing Merck—no … Continue reading

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Primal Leadership

In a Harvard Business Review (HBR) book, a topic has a question about how primal leadership focuses on what most influences your company’s bottom-line performance. The answer will surprise you–and make perfect sense: It’s a leader’s own mood. Executives’ emotional … Continue reading

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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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Continual Learning Through Creative Tension

MIT’s Peter Senge describes the paradoxical term as a vital environment in which an employee can share his or her dreams with colleagues. But more important in the twenty-first century is how these dreams are shared. Today dialogue is as … Continue reading

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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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