Nation-building. Team-building. In 140 characters.

Posted on 23rd November, 2011

What lessons are there from nation-building when it comes to leadership in mergers and building team cultures? 

 

1) Julius Nyerere built modern Tanzania by forcing integration of tribes; Kenyatta did not; & Kenya is still wracked by divisive tribalism.

 

2) Rome's first 2 kings,#Romulus & #Numa, illustrate two v different, v impt, aspects of effective leadership- strength & reasons to believe

 

3) The #USA brought people together through a flexible but compelling 'brand story' of freedom, & a stunning visual identity to support it.

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