Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Mood And Engagement Are Contagious” and first appeared in Joe Folkman’s Forbes column. Folkman describes himself as “a behavioral statistician who covers evidence-based improvement.” More conventionally, he is co-founder and president of Zenger-Folkman, a consulting firm that works to improve organizations and the people within them.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust” by Jim Dougherty which appeared first on the HBR Blog Network in December 2013. Dougherty, a veteran software CEO and entrepreneur, is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Today’s Tuesday Reading “If You’re Not Helping People Develop, You’re Not Management Material” <http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/01/if-youre-not-helping-people-develop-youre-not-management-material/>, first appeared in the HBR Blog Network. The author is Monique Valcour, Professor of Management at EDHEC business school in France. She focuses on helping companies and individuals craft high performance, meaningful jobs, careers, workplaces, and lives.
The Tuesday Reading for today is “How to Make Stress Your Friend,” a presentation Kelly McGonigal made at TED Global 2013. (A transcript of the presentation can be found on the talk’s website. McGonigal is a Stanford University psychologist and a leader in the growing field of “science help” which helps us understand and implement the latest scientific findings in psychology, neuroscience, and medicine.
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.
The Tuesday Reading this week is “Four Keys to Thinking About the Future”, an essay by Jeffrey Gedmin that appeared on the Harvard Business School blogs. Gedmin is President and CEO of the Legatum Institute in London. Prior to joining the Legatum Institute in 2011, he spent four years as President and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he oversaw the company’s strategy and broadcast operations in 22 countries.
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, “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.
"I don’t care if you like each other right now, but you will respect each other, ” said Coach Herman Boone to his high school football team in the movie Remember the Titans.
Among the attributes that all leaders need is confidence – not too much so as to be blinded by benign overly confidence and not too little to feel inadequate.