In my reading this week, I found this short piece by John Baldoni. In it he talks about the foundational importance of importance and suggests that you can nurture it by "inviting them to look up," by "letting them see you sweat," by "learning from your mistakes," and by "radiating hope."
The January 28th edition of CIO carried an insightful column by John Baldoni about motivation in the workplace. I think tht you will find it interesting.
In the February 23rd and the March 16th issues of the Point Lookout
email newsletter, Rich Brenner and the staff at Chaco Canyon Consulting
<http://www.ChacoCanyon.com> present two helpful pieces on "Recovering
Time." Given that all of us scramble to find more time for our work,
I thought that I would share their ideas with you.
As I was reading the current issue of Fast Company, I ran across a
longer column reporting on a conversation with Joe Kraus on what he
now knows. Kraus was a founder of Excite that in 1996 became one of the
biggest tech IPOs ever. At 33 he is not starting Jotspot, a hosted
Internet service that allows anyone to create and edit Web pages.
I thought you might find his lessons instructive.
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
I found this short piece on time management last week and thought that
I would share it with you. Most of the points are straight forward
but he does offer some new insights.
Have a great week................jim
Top Five Time Management Mistakes
BY : Dr. Donald E. Wetmore
One of the things that is becoming more important to all of us is
"virtual communication," whether one-on-one or with teams. Some of
us are old hands at this, others are still learning. I've copied
below three recent columns on the subject from Point Lookout, a free
weekly email newsletter produced by Chaco Canyon Consulting. I've
found the columns to be direct, usually insightful, and often quite
helpful. (Back issues of the newsletter can be found at