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To observe that Jim Kouzes has some insightful things to say about leadership is a bit like pointing out that the sun could teach us a thing or two about illumination.  In his foreword to a new book on employee engagement, Jim packs a great deal of such insight into remarkably few words when he writes:

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Very broadly stated, business leaders have two categories of responsibilities to attend to: 1) the tangible, measurable-to-n-significant-digits hard stuff; and 2) the intangible, perhaps-measurable-but-only-by-proxy-at-best soft stuff. Most leaders are more comfortable working in category #1 since they also generally have a bias toward logical, rational, data-driven approaches to the issues at hand.

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Richard Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations

The pursuit of joy in my company started as a personally selfish but noble journey. First and foremost, I wished to create the place I wanted to work. In my early career, as I rose through the ranks in a successful public corporation, I found myself in a trough of disillusionment. All of the external measures said I was successful. My heart said otherwise.



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