The Tuesday Reading today is a piece, “The Power of Pause”, by Ana Dutra which recently appeared in a Harvard Business Review blog. Dutra is CEO for Leadership and Talent Consulting and Executive Vice President, at Korn Ferry International.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Not Achieving Your Goals? 5 Common Mistakes”which appeared in the CBS business blog recently. Kelly Goldsmith is Assistant Professor of Marketing at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s leading leadership thinkers. He is author or editor os some 30 books on leadership and management.
Each of us sets goals all the times. Sometimes the goals are very good goals. Say, for example, SMART goals:
A few weeks ago, Erik Lundberg, an ITLP alum from the University of Washington, shared with me a short piece from Inc. – “Don’t Be Afraid to Break Stuff” – which is today’s Tuesday Reading. Chris Mittelstaedt, Founder and CEO of the FruitGuys, a company delivering farm-fresh fruit and vegetables to the American workplace, homes, and schools, is the author.
The Tuesday Reading this week is “Become an Extraordinary Leader” comes from Scott Edinger’s blog at the Harvard Business School. Edinger is the executive vice president of Zenger Folkman leadership development consultancy.
Your kids bring home their report cards. Where do you focus – the As or the B– or C? Of course, on the C. It is really where improvement is needed.
It’s easy for me to imagine that I don’t procrastinate. But that would really be stretching the truth, stretching it a lot. The reality is that no one of us is immune to procratination.
Today’s reading is “Stop Procrastinating...Now”by Amy Gallo, a contributing editor at the Harvard Business Review.
There are lots of reasons why we procrastinate:
– because we have too much to do
– because we fear the difficulty and drudgery of the task
Today’s Tuesday Reading “Transforming Your Organization with the Three-Box Approach”reports on a conversation with Vijay Govindarajan and Brian Goldner. Govindarajan is a professor of internation business and founding director of the Center for Global Leadership at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmath. Goldner is president and CEO of Hasbro, Inc.
In MOR’s several Leaders Programs, we routinely talk about the need for everyone to set aside time on a regular basis for reflection, for work on strategic projects, and for planning. In today’s reading "An 18-Minute Plan for Managing Your Day", Peter Bregman proposes a very structured plan for planning and thus for gaining control of your day.
Over the past several weeks I’ve seen many reviews of Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer’s new book “ The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work.” Today’s reading “How Small Wins Unleash Creativity” from Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge is a summary of that book.*
Today’s Reading, “Go Ahead, Take That Break”, comes from Whitney Johnson’s HBR Blog. Johnson is a founding partner of Rose Park Advisors (Clayton M. Christensen’s investment firm), and is author of the forthcoming book “Done-Dream-Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.”
Yesterday, Dave Logan's column "Leadership Lessons from the Debt Deal Fiasco" appeared in the BNET newsletter. Given the timeliness of the subject, I wanted to share the column and its lesson with you. Logan is a faculty member in USC's Marshall School of Business. He teaches leadership and management. In addition, he's a Senior Partner in CultureSync, a management consulting firm he co-founded in 1997, and author of four books including "Tribal Leadership."