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Fast Company: “10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy”
Even if they’re not “socially” active online, it is essential for leaders to appreciate the complexity, and constant changes of the social media world. Articles like this one from Fast Company, Nov. 2013, make it easy.
Reflections on leadership from Marshall Goldsmith, corporate coach and founding director of the Alliance for Strategic Leadership. From Fast Company, Dec. 2004
Reflections on gender distinctions from Kathryn Heath, principle at Flynn Health Holt Leadership and author. From Harvard Business Review, Nov. 5, 2013
“The women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are super-human, rich or self-employed…. Here’s what has to change.” By Anne-Marie Slaughter, from The Atlantic, July/August 2012
“What if equality isn’t the end-point? What if modern, post-industrial society is simply better suited to women?” By Hanna Rosin, from The Atlantic, July / August 2010
“Across the rich world, more women are working than ever before. Coping with this change will be one of the greatest challenges of the coming decade.” From the Economist, Dec. 30, 2009
Lessons to be learned from the “great organizational calamities of our age.” By Jenna McGregor, from Fast Company, Feb. 2005
“Why do human resources do such a bad job? And how can we fix it?” By Keith H. Hammonds, from Fast Company, Aug. 2005
Reflections on leadership from Marshall Goldsmith, corporate coach and founding director of the Alliance for Strategic Leadership. From Fast Company, Nov. 2004
“I believe this study shows that for a woman to have become a leader today, she had to fight harder against the status quo, which requires her to be more focused and determined.” – Mara Swan, Chief People Offices for Molson Coors. Study by Caliper – Solutions for Peak Performance.
A handbook outlining strategies to prepare for suicides, assaults, threats, natural disasters and more. From the United States Office of Personnel Management, Office of Workforce Relations, Dec. 1996
In advance of the publication of his book, Dan Pink spoke about some of its core concepts at the Business of Software Conference. This hour-long video of his presentation appeared on the Conference’s website in Dec. 2012. Make time for this one!
“Why new recruits may not be as sharp as the people you used to hire.” By I. Martin Jacknis, Inc. Oct 1987
“Why your salespeople should have not one, not two, but three objectives every time they make a call.” By I. Martin Jacknis, From Inc. Dec.1987
“The problem is that treating customers as a scarce resource is an incredibly subversive idea.” By Don Peppers and Martha Rogers, July 1 2005