Creating Leaders: An Ontological/ Phenomenological Model

Creating Leaders: An Ontological/ Phenomenological Model

By Werner Erhard, Michael C. Jensen and Kari L. Granger. The Editors of the Handbook for Teaching Leadership (where this paper appears as Chapter 16) ask the following in their introductory chapter: How does one teach leadership in a way that not only informs...
Where Did Werner Erhard’s Ideas About Transformation Come From?

Where Did Werner Erhard’s Ideas About Transformation Come From?

Werner Erhard is known as one of the pioneers and foremost leaders of the personal training industry. Having introduced the breakthrough notion of transformation to the general public over 40 years ago, Werner Erhard’s ideas about transformation subsequently came to...
Putting Integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive* Approach

Putting Integrity Into Finance: A Purely Positive* Approach

Working Paper by Werner Erhard and Michael Jensen, the Jesse Isidor Strauss Professor of Business Emeritus at Harvard Business School. The seemingly never ending scandals in the world of finance with their damaging effects on value and human welfare (that continue...
Happiness

Happiness

From a presentation Werner Erhard gave at Masonic Auditorium, March 15, 1973. Happiness is almost not worth talking about because the instant you turn happiness into a goal it isn’t attainable any more. In other words, happiness isn’t something you can work towards....
The Three Laws of Performance

The Three Laws of Performance

The Three Laws of Performance: Rewriting the Future of Your Organization and Your Life by Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan. The authors of this book, Steve Zaffron and Dave Logan, acknowledge Werner Erhard as as the developer of the original ideas upon which much of the...