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What’s your number one asset as a leader? Your skills? Your education? Your work experience? None of the above. It is your relational capital, your ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of constituents inside and outside your company. Borrowing from an ecommerce taxonomy, your work relationships can
Perpetual change. Successful companies and their leaders learn to thrive on it. A recent blog from Mozilla (the Firefox browser folks) proudly talks about how they are gearing up for the next chapter and pivoting to mobile. This past week Tech Crunch reported: Firefox OS developer phones sold out after
Warning: Your hot buttons can be dangerous to your health. To quote from our CEO Bob Rosen’s book, Grounded: “Feelings such as fear, anger, greed, envy, pessimism, frustration and shame can sap your energy and distract you from consciously engaging those around you and from focusing on what’s truly important.
Leadership is a hard job. You know how stressful it is… never-ending deadlines, people demands, constant changes. It must hazardous to your health! But, is it really harming your health? Well, turns out, that’s your choice, actually. Healthy Behaviors Genetics aside, lifestyle choices play a huge role in determining longevity.
We’ve all been “clueless” at some point in our life, the place where you “don’t know what you don’t know.” When you first became a leader, you were probably clueless about a lot of things. But not for long. Organizations may tolerate a lack of awareness from some folks, but
People who study how people learn, cognition researchers, are worried. Our educational system is not developing and preparing today’s young adults for the work and leadership challenges of the 21st Century. How should we train ourselves to think, to correctly learn about the world, to be a Healthy Leader? Learn
Will you be a great leader? Don’t let anyone fool you. Making predictions about who will be a great leader is quite unscientific. Why? Because dealing with the people side of the business has too much variability, too many emotions, too many exceptions to the rule. Yet there are truisms
Do you have a ‘global‘ job title? If no, you probably should. Local-Global Tension Work and business are no longer local. If you have a website, you are part of the global economy. You need to be a global thinker. But … as our CEO, Bob Rosen, points out in
It’s far more than an alliteration. It could be your career changer. Things have and will continue to change so rapidly that prevailing wisdom today won’t necessarily translate into the future. For example, over the past twenty years, we’ve heard that the place to be, career-wise, is information technology. That’s
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