Book Me For A Speech

My Writing and Ranting

Press Room

Good Books

« You Can Now Post Your ARSE Score on Facebook and Twitter! | Main | Turning Palo Alto's University Avenue into a Pedestrian Mall? »


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Project Management

really enjoyed reading this post. Keep 'em coming man. Thanx :)

John Foster

Hey Bob: I love this stuff and see many instances where this can be very practical. First, is leaders should always remember they are on stage, being "looked at" for cues. It's a powerful way to create movement or change. Second, I want to make note that baboons are hierarchical and taking cues from the dominant player works for them. But what if you want your organization to be "reciprocal" so it can deal with different external forces (threats/opportunities). Perhaps everyone should look out in different directions or go exploring like bees.

Doug Park

I look forward to reading the HBR article.



Here is a link to Tiger 1970 "Dominance in Human Societies":

Andy Meyer

Very interesting, thanks. And I even had to look up and learn the difference between centripetal and centrifugal. You are a teacher.


Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Asshole Survival

Scaling Up

Good Boss Bad Boss

No Asshole Rule

Hard Facts

Weird Ideas

Knowing -Doing Gap

The No Asshole Rule:Articles and Stories