Ten years ago today, the first workshop of the first MOR IT Leaders Program, held at the University of Chicago, came to an end. Beth Hayes, Penn State participant in that first cycle, has written of that time:
Today’s Tuesday Reading is actually a Marshall Goldsmith video “Leadership is a Contact Sport”.
In this video Goldsmith teaches a very straightforward model for development as a leader or as a team member. It has eight steps:
1. Ask. Create a habit of asking people important questions – how could I have done a better job on my last project? How could I lead my team better? How could I have better supported you? You get the idea.
This week’s Tuesday Reading is The Dangers of Denial, an essay by Ron Ashkenas, managing partner of Schaffer Consulting and co-author of The GE Work-Out and The Boundaryless Organization
Today’s Tuesday Reading turns to the subject of confidence by considering Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter’s essay “Overcome the Eight Barriers to Confidence”. Professor Kanter is Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at the Harvard Business School and the author of Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End.
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.
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 Inc.com earlier this year.
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.
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!
Today’s Tuesday Reading is “Increase Your Team’s Curiosity” by Roger Schwarz, CEO of Roger Schwartz and Associates. The essay appeared in the Harvard Business School blogs.