Monthly Archives: April 2008

On Leadership Shadows

The Shadow is one of Carl Jung’s most powerful concepts, an archetype of personal and collective unconsciousness. Its relevance is that all of us have parts of ourselves that we do not know, and yet in the maze of our lives, we seek unknowingly to understand. Shadow, said Jung, is everything we have no wish […]

Three Kinds of Courage

Some years ago, I co-wrote a book called, Driving Fear Out of the Workplace, regarding the dynamics of speaking up in organizations. My co-author and I described typical “undiscussable” issues – undiscussables being issues that people hesitate to talk about with those who can do something about the problem – and how to approach them […]