Today’s reading is a post, “Fors and Againsts,” that recently appeared in the Creative Leadership blog of John Maeda. Maeda, who currently is the President of the Rhode Island School of Design, calls himself a graphic designer, computer scientist, academic, and author. Previously, he was E. Rudge and Nancy Allen Professor of Media Arts and Sciences and Associate Director of Research at MIT’s Media Laboratory.
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."
- Willie Nelson
This essay first appeared in the Harvard Business Review blog and comes from the pens of Deborah Gruenfeld, Maghadam Family Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Lauren Zander is Founder of the Handel Group.
Sarah Le Roy, vice president of Talent at Linkage is the author of today’s Tuesday Reading, “Share Your Leadership Vision One Shell at a Time” <http://mylinkage.com/blog/sharpen-your-leadership-vision/>. In the essay she tells the story of “shelling” with her eight year-old daughter. As they walked along the beach, Le Roy noted (to herself) that she consistently found better shells than her daughter.
In “The True Story of Amazing Customer Service From – GASP! – an Airline”, Barbara Apple Sullivan, CEO and managing partner of Sullivan, a brand engagement firm based in New York City, retells the experience she had when she lost her passport in Paris, trying to return to the States on Delta Airlines.
The Tuesday Reading for today “Feeling Appreciated? Why It Can Make All The Difference” <http://www.forbes.com/sites/margiewarrell/2013/05/16/feeling-appreciated-why-it-can-make-all-the-difference/> comes from the pen of Margie Warrell, author, leadership coach, and keynote speaker. Warrell focuses on empowering people to live and lead with greater courage. This essay first appeared in Forbes.
The essay for today’s Tuesday Reading, “5 Ways To Calm ‘Feedback Fires’” <http://www.forbes.com/sites/joefolkman/2013/05/27/5-ways-to-calm-feedback-fires-what-we-can-learn-from-celebrity-meltdowns/>, first appeared in Forbes and comes from the pen of Joseph Folkman. Folkman is a
Todays Reading, “Leadership Reflections from a ‘Motorbike,’” Part 2 continues IT•LP reflection written by Michelle Reynolds, alumnus of IT•LP 2012 and Assistant Director for Central IT Support at Cornell.
Last week Michelle led us to reflect on her first five rules:
• Stay alert
• Be conscientious of the neighborhood
• Visibility is important
• Everyone can see things differently
Today’s reading is “How to Get Feedback When You’re the Boss” and is from Amy Gallo’s pen. She is a contributing editor at the Harvard Business Review.
Today’s Tuesday Reading, “I Have Terrible News: Value of Communication in Honesty”, is a Jack Zenger article which appeared at Forbes.com. Zenger is CEO of Zenger | Folkman, a Utah-based consulting company focused on leadership development. He and his partner, Joe Folkman, are authors of The Extraordinary Leader.