All of us want to expand the breadth of our networks and build stronger relationships. Today’s Tuesday Reading, “6 Steps to Turn Strangers into Connections“ which appeared in FastCompany, gives us some helpful suggestions to do just that. The essay’s author is Stephanie Vozza who writes about business and time management and is the author of The Five-Minute Mom’s Club: 105 Tips to Make a Mom’s Live Easier.
Today’s Tuesday Reading “Less is More: When You’re Saying Too Much And Getting Ignored” is Lisa Evans' review of Joseph McCormack’s book Brief: Making a Bigger Impact by Saying Less. The review appeared in FastCompany.com. McCormack is a marketing executive who, among other activities, counsels military leaders and senior executives on key messaging and strategy initiatives.
This week’s Tuesday Reading is The Dangers of Denial, an essay by Ron Ashkenas, managing partner of Schaffer Consulting and co-author of The GE Work-Out and The Boundaryless Organization
Today’s reading, “The Best of TED” is a story that appeared in a March issue of FastCompany. It’s based on research by Carmine Gallo who analyzed 500 of the most popular TED talks to identify what makes a TED talk great. Gallo is a technology writer and author of Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds (St. Martin’s Press, March 4, 2014).
Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy
Today’s reading is Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy, an essay by Christine M. Riordan, Provost at the University of Kentucky and an expert in leadership development and workplace diversity. The essay appeared on the HBR Blog Network.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, The Laws of Simplicity, is drawn from John Maeda’s book by the same title, and the associated website. Maeda is President of the Rhode Island School of Design. He is an artist, designer, and technologist. Before going to RISD in 2008, he was a professor and associate director of research at MIT’s Media Laboratory.
Today's Tuesday Reading is How to Ask Better Questions. The essay's author is Judity Ross, a contributing writer and columnist for Talking Writing, an online literary magazine.
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.
The Tuesday Reading for this week is “The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust,” as essay by Jim Dougherty. Dougherty is a veteran software CEO and entrepreneur and now is a senior lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. In the essay, he relates some of his experiences as CEO of Intralinks, an internet services company that provides secure web based electronic deal rooms.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “Your IT Project is Toast – 11 Early Indicators To Watch For”, is a slide deck that I recently found in InfoWorld. The author is Roger Grimes, contributing editor of the InfoWorld Test Center.