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Alpha Leaders = Beta Performance? (By Pepper de Callier)

The term alpha, as used in describing personality traits, came from animal behaviorists who, when studying the activities of animals interacting with each other, discovered that groups of animals being showed deference to one specific member of the community by ritualized gestures such as ... more >>
 

Achilles as a Leader and Career Coach (By Pepper de Callier)

The central character in Homer’s Illiad, Achilles, was the greatest hero of the Trojan War.  He was a fearsome warrior and leader on the battlefield just like many of our leaders today on the “battlefield” of business, but he was a terrible career coach.  The goal of a career coach is to help... more >>
 

The Importance of Winning - (Correctly) By Pepper de Callier

It’s no secret to my friends that I get many of my column ideas from my wife, Priscilla.  She is a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and former executive in the movie industry in Hollywood.  Her past exposure to one of the most complicated business models known to... more >>
 

A Life Changing Phone Call (By Pepper de Callier)

Not long ago I was reading through a collection of quotes that I have put together over the years, which I often turn to for inspiration, insights, and a fresh perspective.  My collection spans quotes from classical philosophers to modern-day professional athletes, business people, ... more >>
 
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