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Stage Four Decline: Things Are Just About Over

Looking for a Savior, or a Silver Bullet, or a Magic Wand
Great Leadership Lessons, Note 29

It has been some time since I posted about Great Leadership Lessons From Jim Collins. You may want to CLICK HERE AND GO SEE THE LIST OF THEMES I have been covering in this How the Mighty Fall section of leadership lessons.

The last one I did, finished Stage Three of decline. With this thought, we move into Stage Four. Collins says this is now the time when organizations begin to look for the "savior" who will rescue them from their decline. Organizations go looking for the great leader, the genius, the magic-maker, who will wave the wand and fix all the organizational problems.

Here is the point Collins wants to make. Well, there are actually a few points.

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