I am very excited to be able to share practical, valuable tips and updates on the exciting journey Carol Keers and I are enjoying. We see both the struggles and the best practices around the world. I want to periodically share those with you. You will be able to quickly scan the topics and click on the “[… more]” link if you want the longer version.
Opportunity for new level of global leadership
The role of leaders is changing very quickly. There are both challenges and opportunities with change. We see more opportunity than challenge and want to have an ongoing dialogue with those who are looking for the opportunities. We see leaders are more starved for meaningful time. [… more]
“But that is not what I meant!”
Tony Hseith, CEO of Zappos, had an interview test question for C level clients. He’d ask them, “What’s the difference between a perception and a misperception?” If they didn’t know or debated it, the interview was over. If they said, “There is no difference between a perception and a misperception” – the interview continued. Recognizing there is no difference is key [more…]
Listening is the top leadership skill
“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” – Peter Drucker
Mobile Tips … making life just a little easier:
Block a Caller in for your iPhone iOS 7
To block someone, go to Contacts then select a contact and hit Block this Caller. Users on the blocked list will not be able to call, text or FaceTime you.
Online video learning will be leveling the playing field for SAT tests
The organization that runs the SAT college-entrance test is shaking up its format, scoring and potentially the $1 billion test-preparation industry that has grown up around it. Also in the works, according to the WSJ, is a partnership with Khan Academy to offer free online tutoring to counter the advantage wealthier students can gain from private test-prep tutors. Dramatic Change is ahead.[…more]
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