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  • You: Reinvented. Breaking a Bad, Bad Habit

    Written by: Ted Coiné | March 4, 2012

    Are you as addicted to the instant reward as I am? Chances are, if you tweet as ardently as I, that’s a sign right there. Twitter is the ultimate immediate-feedback machine. You say something, someone retweets or replies, and voila: you’ve been validated. Blogging is another one, only a bit less immediate. You write your […] Read moreRead More»


  • The World of the 21st Century CEO by John Bell

    Written by: John Bell | March 1, 2012

    Yesterday I identified the successful 21st century CEO as someone who is constantly thinking about the future.  History has shown us that the best performers were those who made the right strategic moves to create a future in which their company would enjoy significant competitive advantage. Their strong sense of vision and belief in proactivity […] Read moreRead More»


  • Who is the 21st Century CEO? by John Bell

    Written by: John Bell | February 29, 2012

    He or she is the leader who is constantly thinking about tomorrow – not the next week, the next month, the next quarter or even the next year. The future these leaders envision is the one they choose to create; their tomorrow will be a business ‘lotus land’ that is poles apart from an unwelcomed […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Future of Leadership: 8 Significant Shifts by Jesse Lyn Stoner

    Written by: Jesse Lyn Stoner | February 28, 2012

    I don’t need to look into a crystal ball to see what will be required of leadership in the 21st century. I only need to look around and see what is happening in the world right now. Driven by technology, our interconnection and inter-dependence as individuals, as companies, and as countries is expanding exponentially. Most […] Read moreRead More»


  • Richard Branson: Flexibility is the Key by Hugh Salmon

    Written by: Hugh Salmon | February 27, 2012

    Thirty years ago, I first met Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Records. His reputation was reclusive, perhaps even aloof. People knew about him, but they didn’t know about him if you follow. I had directions on how to find his houseboat moored on a canal behind some trees in North London. It was a cold, still day […] Read moreRead More»


  • You: Reinvented. Your Three Things

    Written by: Ted Coiné | February 25, 2012

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I am the crash-test dummy of careers. Waiter, CEO, nonprofit leader, salesman; teacher… My adult life has been rife not just with different jobs, but different careers. As long as I’m getting “my Three Things,” though, these various careers make sense – at least to me. […] Read moreRead More»


  • 3 Questions to Achieve Authoritative Leadership That Mobilizes People by Alan Kay

    Written by: Alan Kay | February 23, 2012

    How do we mobilize people in new ways? The old way – give orders A NY Times article recently noted, ‘Beijing continues to practice the alchemy of authoritarianism.’ Good for the Chinese people who tolerate it and think it works! Trouble is, authoritarian works fine when things are growing – you can paper over the […] Read moreRead More»


  • Attention Leaders: We Need to talk by Frank Sonnenberg

    Written by: Frank Sonnenberg | February 22, 2012

    To succeed in today’s competitive marketplace, organizations must give internal communication the priority that it deserves. They must view it as an avenue to release the creative genius of an organization, not as a bothersome chore. After all, communication acts as a powerful agent of change, a source of continuous improvement, and a catalyst for […] Read moreRead More»


  • What Is Important about the Future of Leadership? by Les McKeown

    Written by: Les McKeown | February 21, 2012

    You’ve probably heard the story of Mao Zedong, who when asked in the 1950’s about the impact of the French Revolution 150 years earlier, replied “It’s much too early to tell”. Apocryphal as the story may be, the perspective it affords on the future of leadership is a useful one: leadership is as leadership was. […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Future of Leadership

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | February 20, 2012

    We must evolve our leadership ability in our organizations. We have let the messiness of humanity get in the way of relating to employees as people. Take a look at HR policies that too often include a too long a list of don’ts that reject modern day realities. And let’s not forget that we’ve designed […] Read moreRead More»


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