Last week, my daughter Chana and I attended the SEEED Conference at Brown University. It was an amazing gathering of those doing, funding, supporting, working in and for social businesses. These are Chana’s thoughts on the first day of the conference. Chana is 13 years old and in 7th grade. Yes, I am a proud mom and find her insights » Read More
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In your organization, how much employee input does management get before deciding a course of action? Not much? You might want to rethink that.
Here’s an interesting and brief video on the connection between risk, creativity and innovation. The narrator is David Burkus, a friend and the founder of The Leader Lab (www.theleaderlab.org). Check it out.
“This economic crisis doesn’t represent a cycle,” says Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of General Electric, about The Great Recession. “It represents a reset. It’s an emotional, raw social, economic reset. People who understand that will prosper. Those who don’t will be left behind.” We are living in the Age of Mass Customization, a term coined » Read More
I was on my way to a meeting, driving on the freeway in blinding rain and happily singing along with the radio. Suddenly, there’s a semi-trailer on either side of my car, both churning up road mist and throwing off their own back-splash of rain. I couldn’t see a thing. No more singing as I’m » Read More
This post is the fourth in a series that began here summarizing the findings of a one-year study of workforce leadership. Through that process, we identified six practices next-generation leaders use to be effective; a new model of leadership we call WEadership, in a nod to its collaborative nature. ______________________________ The Speed of Life For » Read More
This post is the second in a series that began here. We are summarizing the findings of a one-year study of workforce leadership and through that process, we have identified six practices next-generation leaders are using to be effective; a new model of leadership we call WEadership, in a nod to its collaborative nature. Practice » Read More
The success of a company lies in the ability of its leader. A great leader like Lee Iacocca can help a company on a verge of going out of business to recover its position in the market. A leader inspires people to achieve things they otherwise cannot do themselves. Great leaders create a vision and » Read More