Nourishment for Leaders

A friend of mine emailed recently. She was looking for some blog feeds that would expose her leadership team to thought provoking leadership ideas, rants and provocative questions. She already had Seth Godin, Fistful of Talent, and Corner Office and wanted to add some other options. I peeked at my current feeds and here were […]

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Death by Reorganization

Clark Quinn wrote something back in November about the epidemic of continual reorganizations and what might be behind it: Really, if an organization is restructuring regularly, it’s probably a sign that it’s trying to adapt structurally to an environment that is increasingly chaotic.  And that approach just isn’t going to work anymore. Organizations have to […]

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Giving Small Talk a Facelift

Many years ago I read about retiring the standard small talk question “What do you do?” You know the scene: you meet someone at an event, introduce yourselves and within moments one of you will ask that question. And while it does promote social civility, it doesn’t do much for helping the conversation progress into […]

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