Coaching Report — “It’s an Advantage”

Coaching continues on the increase among executives. its not seen as a “fix” but rather an “advantage”. A new study on the different forms of coaching, the benefits and how to get the most out if the experience…. Read More

Wise Leaders vs. Dumb Leaders

Wikipedia defines wisdom as: “a deep understanding and realization of people, things, events or situations, resulting in the ability to apply perceptions, judgements and actions in keeping with this understanding. It often requires control of one’s emotional reactions… Read More

Entrepreneurs Recognize And Pursue Opportunity, Even In The Toughest Markets

“Great entrepreneurs know how to recognize an opportunity and aggressively pursue it. They know how to attack a need in the marketplace with real, valuable solutions, even in the toughest markets.”   Source: Forbes

7 Future Forces Not to be Ignored

From futurist Bob Johansen….. Two new forces — what Johansen calls “known unknowns” — will play out in the next 10 years: digital natives and cloud-served supercomputing. Both are obvious and yet “wildly unpredictable.” Digital natives — those 16-years-old or younger… Read More

Being a Developmental Manager

Source: Great Leadership

Why Buy Facebook?

Best rationale yet for why Facebook will be economically successfully. I’m particularly drawn to Facebook credits as a business. Source: Forbes

The Steve Jobs Way

My alma mater Booz & Co. publishes an interesting dissection of Jobs as a leader. I think he was a once in a century type of leader who didn’t have to learn any leadership theory or management principles…. Read More

The Five Personalities of Innovators: Which One Are You?

An interesting article in innovation. “No one group can be considered the purest “entrepreneurial group,” but Movers and Shakers and Experimenters may be the closest. They have the strongest tendency to be internally driven, in control and bridle… Read More

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

Walter Isaaccson, author of the best selling biography on Steve Jobs reacts to how many readers have focused on the rough side of Job’s personality.  In this update, he focuses on the real leadership lessons we can all… Read More

Boundary Spanning in Action

Align group boundaries to identify new ways to resolve business issueS! “The Team Charter Off-Site is a tactic we use and recommend for setting out a team’s uniqueness and direction (a buffering tactic, if you’re familiar with our… Read More