This week’s Tuesday Reading is Every Leader Needs a Challenger in Chief, an essay, which appeared last fall at bloomberg dot com, by Noreena Hertz. Hertz is professor of globalization at Rotterdam School om Management, Erasmus University and University College London, and is author of Eyes Wide Open: How to Make Smart Decisions in a Confusing World.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Increase Your Team’s Curiosity” by Roger Schwarz, CEO of Roger Schwartz and Associates. The essay appeared in the Harvard Business School blogs.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “6 Management Lessons from Visionary Women Leaders,” is from the pen of Lydia Dishman, a business journalist covering innovation, entrepreneurship and style, and appeared recently in FastCompany.
Peter Senge has written that After Action Reviews (AAR), the subject of today’s Tuesday Reading, are “one of the most successful organizational learning methods yet devised.”
As we reflect on the impact of Nelson Mandela's life and his ability to change the world: for the better:
"It always seems impossible until it is done." Nelson Mandela.
Additionally, from BusinessWeek, "The Leadership Lessons of Nelson Mandela"
This week’s Tuesday Reading “Real Influence,” from the title of Mark Goulston and John Ullmen’s book “Real Influence: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In,” is a continuation of the reading begun last week. Goulston is a business psychiatrist, executive coach and cofounder of Heartfelt Leadership. Ullmen oversees the website MotivationRules.com and teaches at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. This reading is drawn from four HBR blog posts from the two authors.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Surprises Are the New Normal; Resilience Is the New Skill,” an essay by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at the Harvard Business School where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. The essay appeared in July 2013 in the HBR blog.
"The best leaders convene conversations. They set the stage that enables others to develop solutions."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
- How much are you doing because you know how or it seems easier?
- How involved or empowered do others in your unit feel to help with solutions?
- How much brain power and how many ideas are wasted daily because of ill use and timing?
- What can you do to help promote individuals or groups to help tackle tough issues?