Leadership is a complex process, for anyone to assume lightly, without prior thought! To lead, means than you have the responsibility of bringing in reality something concrete and tangible, something everyone can relate to (a new vision, a view, an approach, a relationship, a new way of doing things, etc) ! This is not always easy and most people, avoid the task or the role all together.
Negotiation is a common practice to strategy and business, given the shortages of resources and skills required for the achievement of a (or more) objectives! But to negotiate something of value, usually, requires a special set of skills and a mindset able to adapt quickly and respond to the volatile conditions of a current negotiation process.
The Monthly Review for February 2014 is a collection of the most interesting posts, presented in this blog and articles of interest from around the web!