For the first time in history, leaders can receive effective feedback from millions of people. Why is now a great time to be a leader? What makes today so different from prior centuries, or even decades? Technology delivered a leadership innovation called digital social media. Throughout history there have been many communication innovations, but digital media, and […]
Technology has provided innovations in business, education, agriculture – virtually every field and industry. Finally, through social media, technology is also a cornerstone of innovation for leadership. Leadership is Influence “Leadership is influence, nothing more, nothing less.” – John Maxwell As leadership great John Maxwell explains, to lead is to influence. To lead well, you […]
The world is shrinking. Across my career, I’ve worked on many multicultural and international teams. Today, I work directly with individuals who have a native language of English, Italian, Hindu, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish or Vietnamese. Based on my experiences, I wrote tips for leading global teams. In that post I recommend using simple terms […]
We’ve had it wrong all along. It’s not social media, but “media, social”. What we consume is media first, social second. We still consume news, facts, tips, advice, marketing, videos and other media primarily but as a benefit, we now get a social aspect as well. Therefore, it’s Media, Social and not Social Media. It’s […]
Technology teams often lead organizations in new policies & best practices. These managers are among the best educated & experienced in leadership principles.
As a leader, do you keep your stakeholders on speed dial or do you push snail mail updates? The difference says a lot about what type of leader you are.
What is a Decision Document? Used properly, a decision document can be informal, help you break through processes and speed up your initiative.