Goals & Practices
the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “Don’t Get Gun Shy”, is an essay by Lizz Duke, Senior Systems Analyst and member of the ServiceLink Team at NYU. The essay first appeared as a program reflection in November 2016.
There is lots of advice available on running meetings (for our purpose an intentional gathering of two or more people), two examples of which are the MOR Meeting Jogger and the essay “How to Run a Meeting Like Google,” listed among the references below. However, I’ve found little organized thought about the steps that a leader needs to take after the meeting is over.
Today’s essay provides some advice on this issue. But first, a review on “how to run a meeting:”
Before the meeting:
Today’s Tuesday Reading is Nancy Koehn’s Whiteboard Session, The Ingredients of Great Leadership (a 4 minute video). Professor Koehn, a historian, is the James E.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, Mastery, is an essay by Josh Lawrence, Manager of Technical Services at Washington University in St. Louis. The essay first appeared as a program reflection last year.
Resolutions. Along with the arrival of the New Year come New Year’s Resolutions. This is neither new nor all that unique. Babylonians made New Year’s Resolutions 2500 years ago. And, since then everyone has followed.
Civility and Respect? You might be thinking, why a Tuesday Reading on this subject?
In the November 1, 2016 Tuesday Reading, Always on Stage, readers were invited to respond to the question
What’s the most important, or effective, way you lead by example?
This week we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, traditionally a day of giving thanks for the harvest (that provides our food) and for the preceding year. History and tradition suggest that this celebration goes back in the United States at least to a 1621 feast in the Plymouth Colony celebrating a good harvest in the Colony’s first year. This tradition, with both civil and religious roots, has continued. Since 1941, the holiday has been celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday of November.