Tag Archives: Leadership

Learning reflections week of April 10

Inspired by Harold Jarche and David Kelly, my goal is to post weekly some key experiences and learnings from the past week. Grass roots Social Media to save County Libraries Friday April 8, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners announced … Continue reading

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Building better managers at Google

Interesting story in the Sunday NYT on Google’s journey to improve managers. Being Google, a tremendous effort was undertaken in analysis leading to  – the Eight Google Rules. Nothing earth shaking here as paraphrased: Be a good coach Empower your … Continue reading

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Governance: Who Should Come to the Party?

Governance: Who Should Come to the Party? « LIVING IN LEARNING. For me, governance is the who, what and why driven by business strategy. Gary Wise correctly points out that that “performance objectives” should not be part of governance. That’s … Continue reading

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Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?

» Blog Archive » Talent Management Revisited: Where are we now?. What exactly is talent management?  Is it the employee life cycle from hire to retire? Or all the bits in between when you must find the right person for … Continue reading

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Creative Class » Blog Archive » What Makes Texas Special – Creative Class

Creative Class » Blog Archive » What Makes Texas Special Perhaps Georgia can learn a lesson from Texas in developing and nurturing Atlanta along with the state universities. Based upon current news from Gov. Deal,  don’t expect so.

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Post hoc, ergo propter hoc

After this, therefore because of this (translated from the Latin) is a logical fallacy where an event is said to be the cause of a later event simply because it occurred earlier. There’s tremendous noise across the web regarding political rhetoric as … Continue reading

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Does peer pressure imapact innovation?

We knew this or at least sensed this from high school. From the April HBR, innovation is chilled by image risks, that is unfavorable social impressions – the fear falling into disfavor by colleagues disrupting the status quo by offering … Continue reading

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Social media growth stunted

From a UK press release, we learn that the business leaders lack of understanding and data security concerns key barriers to use of social media within UK businesses. HR, on the other hand, demonstrates high usage and support for social … Continue reading

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On Boarding

Catching up with the reading, June 2009 T+D article, Making New Employees Successful In Any Economy. Good article by Katharine Giacalone about the first 90 days. The first 90 days are critical especially in a downturn and the expense of … Continue reading

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John Kotter’s Town Hall at ASTD ICE

I attended the conference in DC this past week with a different perspective, being a volunteer. As a volunteer you earn one day of the conference per volunteer day. I chose to volunteer for Tuesday and Wednesday. I only had … Continue reading

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