Today’s Tuesday Reading, The Laws of Simplicity, is drawn from John Maeda’s book by the same title, and the associated website. Maeda is President of the Rhode Island School of Design. He is an artist, designer, and technologist. Before going to RISD in 2008, he was a professor and associate director of research at MIT’s Media Laboratory.
Goals & Practices
Today's Tuesday Reading is How to Ask Better Questions. The essay's author is Judity Ross, a contributing writer and columnist for Talking Writing, an online literary magazine.
Today’s reading, “11 Expert Tips to Help You Be More Productive in 2014”, is one of those pieces written for a specific time, early January 2014, which on second thought, are applicable at any time of the year. This essay by Kathleen Davis, Leadership Editor at FastCompany.com, shares tips she has compiled from eleven super-productive people that address how they manage so much.
Several people have asked me recently - how do you know you are coaching and not just having a conversation or giving someone advice?
So I thought I'd share this list of Coaching Indicators. Enjoy!
The Tuesday Reading today, “Strategy Without Execution Is Hallucination!” has a title that comes from a presentation to a McGill MBA class by Mike Roach, the CEO of CGI, a 31,000 person IT firm. The essay first appeared in Karl Moore’s Forbes column on Leadership. The author is Rebecca Black, a McGill graduate and now a business development specialist at Shaw Communications in Calgary.
Today’s Tuesday Readng, “Three Leadership Lessons from Sochi: Practice, Practice, Practice,” appeared in the strategy+business blog. It comes from the pen of Eric J. McNulty, director of research at the National Preparedness Leadership Institute.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is an essay, “Doing Less, Leading More” by Ed Batista. The essay recently appeared in the Harvard Business Review’s Blog Network. Batista is an executive coach and an Instructor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “Your IT Project is Toast – 11 Early Indicators To Watch For”, is a slide deck that I recently found in InfoWorld. The author is Roger Grimes, contributing editor of the InfoWorld Test Center.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “An Unexpected Path: How I became Chancellor”, is an essay by Phyllis Wise, Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. The essay was posted at LinkedIn.com.