Monthly Archives: February 2014

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BEING A HEAD OF SCHOOL

The Santa Fe Leadership Center set out recently to explore some of the dynamics of being a new head of an independent, private school, partly in preparation for one of our Seminars and partly to find out what people in these positions were experiencing that we might be able to address in a thoughtful, systematic

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SPILLS AND FALLS

Watching some of the Winter Olympics, the most accomplished athletes in their respective sports competing for medals while representing their countries, one cannot help but have deep admiration and respect for the hours and years of training and preparation.  Those competitors must be practitioners of the 10,000 hours to reach a level of mastery that

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WORK and the APPEARANCE of PRODUCTIVITY

James Surowiecki, writing in the January 27 issue of The New Yorker entitled his article “The Cult of Overwork.”   He makes the point by noting that thirty years ago, the best paid workers in the U.S. were much less likely to work long days than low-paid workers were.  That, of course, has all changed and

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