October 2012

Are You an Introverted Boss?

By: Jim Bruce
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The Tuesday Reading today, “Are You an Introverted Boss?”, comes from the pen of a confessed introvert, Douglas Conant, President and CEO of the Campbell Soup Company.

As an introvert, Conant enjoys being by himself, he needs quiet time to be alone with his thoughts and recharge, yet his job requires him to be “out there” much of the time.  And, the same is true for any leader who is an introvert.

Conant has discovered several behaviors that he has found helpful:

10 Rules for getting things done

By: Jim Bruce
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The Tuesday Reading this week is “10 Rules for getting things done” by Jacques Horovitz, Professor Emeritus of Service Strategy, Marketing, and Management at IMD.

Professor Horovitz writes “Successful execution at an organizational level depends almost entirely on each individual manager executing his or her part promptly and efficiently.”  Here are ten rules that he has found help keep the team on track and task: