Leadership

Jazz of Leadership Part Two: Staying Home To Mind The Chickens

By Ken Perlman In my last blog, I introduced you to a room full of doctors experiencing a discussion conducted using a jazz band to guide them toward a better sense of leadership. To refresh...

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Jazz of Leadership Part One: What Dr. Jazz Taught 30 Doctors

By Ken Perlman Thirty doctors walk into a Jazz session. Although it sounds like the setup line to a bad joke, it’s actually what happened in one of the most remarkable discussions of leadership I’ve ever...

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Be Like Bowie

The first time I saw David Bowie I was five-years-old. He was on television surrounded by puppets singing, “Dance Magic Dance.” I had no idea the magnitude of what I was witnessing or what had...

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10 Questions to Kick Start Your Year

Happy New Year! Here’s a process for you to use to reflect on last year and get focused for the year ahead. This is an exercise that I run through at the beginning of each...

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Unconditional Listening

This past year, Dave and I attended Warren Bennis’ memorial service. Great leaders and great friends spoke, ranging in age from early 20s to late 70s, and all of them said a variant of the...

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