As Americans, we like entrepreneurs—both in the business world and outside of it. In the public and nonprofit sectors, we enjoy reading about the savvy leader who turns a school around or brings about safe streets. And despite how many times these often humble leaders credit their staff or their colleagues in other organizations, we expect the hero to emerge. As a consultant to nonprofit and public agencies and a former government administrator, I have witnessed how an emphasis on institut…

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