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April, 2014


“Practice, Practice, Practice”

This week’s Tuesday Reading, “Practice, Practice, Practice” was written by Lucrecia Kim-Boswell as a leadership reflection earlier this year in one of the IT Leaders Programs.  Lucrecia is an IT Capacity Manager at Stanford University.    “I had a session with my boxing coach some weeks ago where we made a key discovery.  For weeks, […]

Lessons in Leadership: How Lincoln Became America’s Greatest President

  The Tuesday Reading this week is Lessons in Leadership: How Lincoln Became America’s Greatest President, an essay by Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Business at Columbia University.  This essay appeared on earlier this year. In his essay Professor Wadhwa examines how Lincoln developed the self-discipline to take one of his […]

Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy

Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy Today’s reading is Three Ways Leaders Can Listen with More Empathy,  an essay by Christine M. Riordan, Provost at the University of Kentucky and an expert in leadership development and workplace diversity.  The essay appeared on the HBR Blog Network. Riordan observes that “The ability and willingness to listen […]

The Laws of Simplicity

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 […]

How to Ask Better Questions

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.  She has written numerous articles and reports for academy, corporate, and nonprofit organizations, including the Harvard Business School.

Several weeks ago, the Tuesday Reading was “Increase Your Team’s Curiosity” […]