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.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “What Behaviors Must Leaders Avoid?”. This essay is by Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins. It appeared earlier this year in the HBR blogs. Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins are co-founders and managing partners of Isis Associates, a boutique executive coaching and leadership development firm. They are the authors of “Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence.”
Great reminder from Harry Kraemer, professor at Kellogg School of Management, on keeping things simple, shared at MOR's 2012 conference.