Lead, Follow or . . .


I have been absent from these pages for a bit longer than usual while devoting most of my attention to finding just the right place in which to settle down and enjoy “La Bonne Vie” in southern France for a few years. That mission is now accomplished so here I am back in the mode of sharing some of the things I have learned over the course of a long career planning, managing, evaluating and supporting economic development projects around the world.  This post focuses on leadership, presenting several of the concepts that I have found to be essential components of effective leadership.

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