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The Genius of Both - And

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NOTE 08

What I say next is not an over-statement. Of all the many, many things Jim Collins has taught me about leadership, there is one insight that stands above all the others. It is an insight not just about leadership, but about life itself. It was a paradigm shifting insight and it affects all my thinking about everything. Whether it is leadership, spirituality, theology, culture, mission, communication... this insight is core. Here it is.

It is the Genius of Both-And.

Simply it means this. We are dualists at heart. We tend to fall into an Either-Or mentality. We think we can have one thing or the other. Some examples . . . 
 

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