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This short comedy video* is referenced in our Lending Leadership course, and in a humorous way illustrates how the effectiveness of any organization can be undermined when there’s insufficient delegation of responsibility.

*Video credit to “Whitest Kids U Know” Comedy Troupe, published in YouTube.

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