We live in a time of unparalleled influence opportunity. With the power of new and emerging social media tools, it is easier than ever to reach followers anywhere, anytime. So it stands to reason that if “leadership is influence” (Maxwell), we have unrivaled leadership opportunity. As Seth Godin describes it, you can create or join […]
I recently received feedback that I am multitasking too much in meetings. The perception is that I am not engaged enough. This bothers me especially because multitasking during meetings has long been a pet peeve of my own. Therefore, I’m dedicating myself to fixing this. Here’s why: A good leader serves their organization through active
Most details that can be tracked on non-living assets, generally is. Can you say the same about your people? Here’s a great video as a reminder.
After losing control of my car in winter weather, I came to rest in a ditch. Never one to pass up an opportunity to learn form my mistakes (and share them with you), I saw a lot of leadership lessons in this experience. I listed a few here.
I recently spoke to a group of college seniors in IT management about some of the challenges they faced. Like most IT professionals today, they had a depressing view on the economy and their opportunities. There is plenty of press on these challenges we face (for example, see Thomas Wailgum‘s article, “Why the Recession is
The following is reproduced, with permission, from Russ M. Miller, LLIF Chairman and CEO of the Performance Institute (www.performanceinstitute.us): “The Power of Leadership” Where have all the leaders gone? We used to have larger-than-life leaders. Public figures such as Franklin Roosevelt, Golda Meir, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer and Martin Luther King who inspired millions with
Business Week (BW) recently updated one of their hottest pieces from 2005. The article was on the impact of Blogs in the workplace. As a result, the June 2nd edition of BW highlighted the positive and negative impact of this evolution in communication on the workplace. The metrics painted an interesting picture: 25% of U.S.