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Leaders Are Readers

As a student of my own job, I read a lot.  It’s become a rewarding habit.  That wasn’t always the case for me.  So I understand if reading is not a significant part of your life. In August, 2007, the … Continue reading

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One Tree, Three Trees

I am learning the art and craft of bonsai.  I have one tree in training, a dwarf cultivar of the Chinese elm (ulmus parvifloria yatsubusu). This makes me a novice, gaining fundamental competence. Although I have little practical experience in … Continue reading

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Intentional Curiosity

Curiosity drives action, including learning.  Here are some intentional exercises that help to develop and strengthen curiosity: Look closely and carefully at any object.  Think of the infinite causes and conditions that preceded you and the object coming face to … Continue reading

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Cultivating Curiosity

Business transformationist Tom Peters calls life “one big learning experience” (Peters, 30).  Thus, work must also be one big learning experience. This is so whether we believe it or not. Presented with this reality, we must awaken, cultivate, and apply … Continue reading

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