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Mary Bono, Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics, Nike, and Spencer Stuart

USA Gymnastics Demonstrates Failure at Leadership Selection in the Digital Media Age

On Saturday, USA Gymnastics announced the role of interim President and CEO will be filled by Mary Bono. In selecting Bono, USA Gymnastics joins an unfortunate list of companies failing to conduct a basic analysis of digital media, before making critical leadership decisions. At issue is at least one post where Ms. Bono attacked Nike,

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Women Reviews Feedback Scores

Why Social Media Makes Now a Great Time to be a Leader

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

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Ben Lichtenwalner Demonstrates Social Media Listening for People Leaders

Real Time Listening in Digital Media for People Leaders

[fusion_youtube id=”https://youtu.be/kU8JQNJy9jM” width=”” height=”” autoplay=”false” api_params=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=””][/fusion_youtube] Click here if you are unable to see the video. In Paradigm Flip, I introduced three types of listening in digital media for people leaders to monitor the online conversation about their business or non-profit and it’s industry: 1. Real Time: A real-time monitor streams content as it occurs

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Ben Lichtenwalner presenting Digital Media and the Future of Leadership at Hope College Symposium

Digital Media and the Future of Your Leadership – Video

[fusion_youtube id=”http://youtu.be/D9MVX8R76Vc” width=”” height=”” autoplay=”false” api_params=”” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” class=””][/fusion_youtube]   Ben Lichtenwalner presents Digital Media and the Future of Leadership at Hope College’s Critical Issues Symposium. Having difficulties viewing the video? Click here. Leadership is not easy, but digital media makes it easier than ever before. Whether or not you leverage this opportunity, there are major influencers

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Howard Schultz CEO in College Graduation Cap

Starbucks Demonstrates Servant Leadership with Free Education

Starbucks has been referred to as a servant leadership company. Now, the company is taking another huge step in continuing its servant leadership principles by offering free college education to their employees. In a Daily Show interview on the announcement, Chairman and CEO, Howard Schultz made some incredible statements: “Today we announced that Starbucks will be the

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Donald Sterling Incident Assessment

Sterling Racism Demonstrates End to Privacy for Leaders and Measurement Model

This week, two incidents unfolded where transparency in media revealed the end of privacy for modern leaders. This is a good thing. Here’s why: 1. Accountability is Enforced: Leaders who don’t walk their talk will be held accountable for their actions by stakeholders. 2. The Community Gauges Magnitude: Stakeholders of leaders can influence the overall impact of

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Stack of Paradigm Flip Books

Just Launched – Paradigm Flip – Launch Week Discount

I’ve just launched my new book – Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution. It’s a unique perspective on the dovetail of great leadership principles and social media. As I say in the book, it’s not about you and it’s not about me: it’s about how you can better serve

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Paradigm Flip Book

Paradigm Flip – New Book Releases Tuesday December 10th

Greetings Modern Servant Leader readers. I’ve been working on a big project for you, that I’m excited to say is finally ready to share: Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution My new book releases Tuesday, December 10th. If you like this site, I guarantee you’ll enjoy what it says

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