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In Search of Elegance

2022-06-03T17:26:39+00:00By |Corprate Leadership|

One of the challenges of leading is the "simultaneous solve." That is, leaders must often solve for multiple variables or meet the needs of different stakeholders at the same time. It requires comfort with paradox and skill at finding common ground. In a recent piece for strategy+business, Eric McNulty explores the challenges and opportunities in [...]

Covid on the Plane? Keep Those Masks On

2022-06-03T13:01:31+00:00By |Corprate Leadership, Crisis Leadership, Public Health|

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Leonard Marcus has been working with leaders in the aviation industry to help create consistency in evidence-based safety protocols across the major U.S.-based carriers. This work was done through the Aviation Public Health Initiative (APHI) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. A full report on the APHI's [...]

Eric McNulty Interviewed on Transfomational Energy Leadership Podcast

2019-06-02T17:53:59+00:00By |Crisis Leadership, Meta-Leadership|

Recently, CML's Eric McNulty was interviewed by Dr. Matthew Allen Woolsey, host of Transformational Energy Leadership on Voice America Radio. They discussed many facets of crisis meta-leadership and the "you're it" moments included in the new book written by CML principals, Leonard Marcus, Eric McNulty, Joseph Henderson, and Barry Dorn. Listen to the full program [...]

The Future of Leadership

2019-02-25T20:30:06+00:00By |Collaboration, Conflict Resolution, Corprate Leadership, Meta-Leadership|

In a recent article for the Journal of Leadership Studies, CML principals Leonard Marcus and Eric McNulty argue that leadership will remain a profoundly human endeavor. They draw examples from healthcare where, as in many industries, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics are making once judgement-based decisions more routine. While this takes some work off the [...]

Turning Five Crisis Leader Pitfalls into Opportunities

2019-02-25T20:21:45+00:00By |Crisis Leadership, Meta-Leadership|

Crises are among the most daunting challenges for leaders. The very nature of true crises – complex, high-consequence events that threaten physical, emotional, economic, and/or reputational health – test a leader’s ability to discern what is happening and what is to be done. The word “crisis” derives from the Greek “krisis” or decision. The contemporary [...]

The Evolution of Meta-Leadership

2017-03-28T20:49:23+00:00By |Meta-Leadership|

Dr. Leonard Marcus (left) shared insights with readers of Domestic Preparedness Journal into how the Meta-leadership framework has continued to evolve through field research, learning through customer engagements, and continual exploration of fields such as applied neuroscience. The meta-leadership concept continues to evolve. The team learns both from research with leaders in the field as [...]

Reviving the Art of Argument

2017-03-28T20:46:35+00:00By |Collaboration, Conflict Resolution, Negotiation|

This recent post by Eric McNulty at strategy+business discusses the importance of constructive argument for innovation and organizational agility: Becoming too entrenched in your own position can lead to blind spots resulting from cognitive biases and positional prejudice — the same situation can look quite different when viewed through the lens of finance versus that [...]

Five Principles for Leading the “Swarm”

2017-03-15T15:39:11+00:00By |Meta-Leadership|

Swarm Intelligence in nature can help inform leader behaviors This post by Dr. Lenny Marcus originally appeared at NatGeo.com. In the course of our research on leaders of the Boston Marathon Bombings Response, we discovered an extraordinary phenomenon. Though many people took charge of aspects of the response, no one official was in [...]

The Narrative of Crisis: From Anticipation to Legacy

2013-05-14T14:55:28+00:00By |Meta-Leadership, Public Health|

A public memorial after the Boston bombings I spent several hours watching the first House hearing on the Boston bombings last week. Witnesses included retired Senator Joe Lieberman, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, MA Undersecretary for Homeland Security Kurt Schwartz, and USC professor Erroll Southers. Watch and make your own judgements about this [...]

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