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2013 IT Leaders Conference: June 19-21

By: Sean McDonald
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MOR Associates is very pleased to announce the 2013 IT Leaders Conference in Chicago on June 19-21. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Leadership Challenge of Disruptive Change.” We will cover changes that are already evident in higher education, changes that IT will need to make in response, and the work on self you can do in order to maximize your effectiveness and be the leader you need to be.

Doing’ and ‘Being’ a Leader: Not the Same Thing

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading comes from Leading Effectively, the blog of the Center for Creative Leadership and is  “’Doing’ and ‘Being’ a Leader:  Not the Same Thing.”  The essay can be found at <http://www.leadingeffectively.com/doing-and-being-a-leader-not-the-same-thing/>.  The blog post is by Clemson Turregano who designs and delivers CCL leadership programs for senior military and government officials.

10 Rules for getting things done

By: Jim Bruce
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The Tuesday Reading this week is “10 Rules for getting things done” by Jacques Horovitz, Professor Emeritus of Service Strategy, Marketing, and Management at IMD.

Professor Horovitz writes “Successful execution at an organizational level depends almost entirely on each individual manager executing his or her part promptly and efficiently.”  Here are ten rules that he has found help keep the team on track and task:

What Successful People Do With the First Hour of Their Work Day

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s reading “What Successful People Do With the First Hour of Their Work Day” by Kevin Purdy, a freelance writer, first appeared in FastCompany.  It’s not a new message – you heard it during your IT Leaders Program sessions – but it is presented in new voices.

Purdy points out that many leaders do, and more should, start their days in powerful different ways:

How to Think

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading is a recent reflection from Jim Phelps, ITLP alumnus and Senior IT Architect at the University of Wisconsin Madison.  His thoughts do cause one to pause as we have (or really take) so little time to think that we have forgotten how.

Are You Sure You’re Not A Bad Boss?

By: Jim Bruce
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Today’s Tuesday Reading “Are You Sure You’re Not A Bad Boss?” first appeared in the Harvard Business Review’s Blog Network.  Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman are, respectively, the CEO and the president of Zenger | Folkman, a leadership development consultancy.  They are co-authors of the October 2011 HBR article “Making Yourself Indispensable,” and the book How to Be Exceptional: Drive Leadersh

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