From the desks of Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman comes an article sharing the importance of like-ability in a leader. Zenger is CEO and Folkman is President at Zenger – Folkman, a consultancy focusing on strength based leadership development located in Orem, Utah.
Vicky Mikula, Assistant Director of Applications, Cornell Information Technology and ITLP 2012 alum makes two important points: We must learn to be open to learning from all sources. And, as leaders we must open up paths for our staff to achieve results.
Learning from My Daughter
by Vicky Mikula, Assistant Director of Applications, Cornell Information Technology
John Baldoni is an internationally known leadership educator, coach, author, and speaker. Today’s reading, a recent BNET blog post, is “’I Don’t Have Time’ and Other Excuses Managers Give for Not Coaching” and can be found at <http://bit.ly/mPG92a>.
Today’s reading is an article from the May 11, 2011 issue of Knowledge@Wharton – “Leadership as the ‘Norm, not the Exception'” <http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2771>, a report on a speech at Wharton by Barry Salzberg, who became global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited on June 1, 2011.
In his remarks, Salzberg identified ten leadership lessons for the next generation of leaders:
Today’s reading comes from Anthony Tjan’s Harvard Business Review Blog. Tian is CEO of the venture capital firm Cue Ball and is a recognized business builder. The piece “Six Habits of a Talent Magnet,” which he wrote with Tsun-yan Hsiehm chair of the LinHart Group, can be found at <http://bit.ly/e5VSWy>.
Last Saturday, Erik Lundberg, ITLP alum from the University of Washington, found at interesting piece – "Google's Quest to Build a Better Boss" – in the New York Times and sent it to me. Erik noted that "By analyzing data from within its own ranks, Google proves what management practitioners already preach. But then implements it in a way that resonates with technical/engineering types."
This Tuesday’s Reading “Lessons in IT Leadership: Doing Less with Less and Failing for Success” is from Mark Katsouros, Director of Telecommunications and Network Services at the University of Iowa.*
In "Five Bad Habits to Lose on the Road to Success", John Baldoni highlights several bad habits -- from Marshall Goldsmith's newest book What Got You Here Won't Get You There -- that leaders need to abandon:
I've attached another very helpful note authored by John Baldoni about
how leaders can be helpful, graciously.
I think that you will find the comments useful................jim
ON LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION
Being Helpful — Graciously
BY : John Baldoni