Charles Albano

ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

A well-led organization
Will collectively adapt,
Reflect on its performance
And pursue a conscious tact.

Study its environment-
Patterns, changes, trends,
Change its paradigm
Well before it ends.

Map competitive forces,
Shape tactics on the ground,
Stay abreast of changing needs
And fill them fast when found.

Build a flexible strategy,
Loose enough to accommodate,
Listen to the work force,
Let innovation percolate.

Base tomorrow’s success
On needed competencies,
Build collective strength,
Weed vulnerabilties.

Project tomorrow’s vision
Backed up by solid goals,
Empower all its players
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Dr. Charles Albano

POTENTIAL
It shows itself in stages,
Born in risk and blessed by chance,
Tends to lurk in shadows,
Though it likes to be romanced.

The potential of a human
To Contribute is unbound,
When it grows by being matched
To new callings more profound.

Rudyard Kipling

If

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you
But make allowance for their doubting too,
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:
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