About Kenneth Mikkelsen

Founder & CEO, Controverse  Leadership & Management Knowledge Broker, Connector of ideas & people, Writer, Speaker, Loud Listener, Cross-Pollinator

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  • Kenneth shared from The End of Leadership by Barbara Kellerman
    Confucius was himself an inveterate teacher. When one of his students, a lord, asked, “What should I do in order to make the people respectful, loyal, and zealous?” Confucius replied, “Approach them with dignity and they will be respectful. Be yourself a good son and a kind father, and they will be loyal. Raise the good and train the incompetent, and they will be zealous.”
  • Kenneth shared from The End of Leadership by Barbara Kellerman
    In 2010 Jeffrey Pfeffer of the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, warned that “most books by well-known executives and most lectures and courses about leadership should be stamped CAUTION: THIS MATERIAL CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR ORGANIZATIONAL SURVIVAL.”
  • Kenneth shared from The End of Leadership by Barbara Kellerman
    A 2011 Gallup poll confirmed that corporate America is in disrepute. A large majority of Americans (62 percent) want major corporations to have less influence in the future than they do at present, up 10 percent from a decade earlier. Additionally, corporate America is considered too powerful: fully 67 percent of those polled said they resented the influence of big business.
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Kenneth Mikkelsen