Most people have no idea who Mordechai was. Yet, if you are in a leadership position, or a consultant to leaders, he is your professional ancestor. He facilitated important organizational change in 600 BC, improved and saved lives, enabled a significant promotion of someone, and was instrumental in the firing of a corrupt senior leader. His story reads like an overly dramatic version of my work life, and probably yours.
Mordechai is a character in the biblical story of Purim. Purim is a Jewish holiday this weekend that celebrates the success of Esther and Mordechai. The parallel of Mordechai and… Read the full article >