Leading Quietly

Book Review: Leading Quietly by Joseph Badaracco, Jr.

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

I was told that leading quietly is an unorthodox guide to doing the right thing; and indeed there is much grist for the leadership mill buried in this excellent book. There are many memorable points of view, but perhaps the one that sticks most in my mind is that quiet leaders possess three very unglamorous virtues: restraint, modesty, and tenacity. …

Geeks and Geezers

Book Review: Geeks and Geezers by Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

Geeks & Geezers by Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas is about how Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders. And it does an excellent job of pointing out the differences between our generations. This Harvard Business School Press publication is definitely useful in understanding the way folks in my parents’ generation (the Geezers) react to those in my …