Today’s Tuesday Reading is a reflection written for his cohort by James Lewis, Academic Technology Support Infrastructure Manager, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas, Austin and a recent IT Leaders Program alum.
Goals & Practices
The Tuesday Reading today is “Take a Walk, Sure, but Don’t Call It a Break”, an essay that appeared early in the year in the HBR blogs. Its author, Dan Pallotta, is an expert in nonprofit sector innovation and a pioneering entrepreneur. He is founder of Pallotta TeamWorks, which invented the multi-day AIDSRides and Breast Cancer 3-Days.
A reflection shared by MOR Leaders alum, Jim Hall from UMN.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “To Get Honest Feedback, Leaders Need to Ask”, as essay from the pens of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner which appeared on the HBR Blog Network. Kouzes and Posner are coauthors of The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations. Both are at Santa Clara University where Posner is Acolti Professor of Leadership and Kouzes is Executive Fellow of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “The Behaviors that Define A-Players”, focuses on identifying those leadership skills that make a difference between good and exceptional individual performers. The essay comes from the pens of Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman and appeared in the Harvard Business Review boogs. Zenger and Folkman are CEO and president of the leadership consultancy Zenger | Folkman and authors of several books on leadership.
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.
How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To is this week’s Tuesday Reading. Heidi Grant-Halvorson is author of this essay which appeared in the HBR Blog Network. Grant-Halvorson is associate director for the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University Business School and author of Nine Things Successful People Do Differently.
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.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “4 Habits of the Most Resilient People” and is an excerpt from Ready to be a Thought Leader?
Getting to the important work is critical for leaders. Developing strategies to manage interruptions then is a must.
Watch, reflect, develop strategies to manage. Enjoy.