John Baldoni is one of my favorite writers. In today's reading "Saying Something Important? Three Questions to Ask Yourself First" which you will find at <http://www.cio.com/article/104802/Saying_Something_Important_Three_Questions_to_Ask_Yourself_First> he reminds us that “its not what you say,
Goals & Practices
Today's reading the "The 'Pull Leadership' Manifesto" by Stever Robbins, founder and president of LeadershipDecisionworks. This piece from the Harvard Business School Working Knowledge Archives caught my eye because of its thesis: "We need leaders who inspire others to follow, who engender loyalty." Robbins calls this "pull" leadership and then goes on to identify twelve key characteristics of pull leadership: Pull leaders
1. Create social systems that inspire people to join.
2. Take responsibility.
Happy New Year! I trust that you successfully rang out the old and in the new, perhaps made some resolutions (or goals) for the year, and are now ready to address what is before you with new energy and excitement.
Many people have observed that journaling will change the way that you go about your work and your life. In today's reading, Rick Brenner of Chaco Canyon Consulting observes that you record what you did and why you did it. And, you record what you didn't do and why you didn't do it. You record what you saw and what you only thought you saw; and later, upon reflection, what you didn't see. You separate out facts from what you only assumed. And, most important, when you go back to earlier entries, you see patterns you may have never noticed if you were not writing the words down.
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