Jean Lipman-Blumen is a co-founding director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Leadership. She has a different approach to the leadership question than any we've seen here to date: WHAT TO AVOID.
Her recent book, discussed in our interview, is The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians—and How We Can Survive Them. Another of her six books, The Connective Edge: Leading in an Interdependent World, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
Read the interview here.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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