Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.
- The unexpected benefit of celebrating failure (TED)
“We use the word “moonshots” to remind us to keep our visions big — to keep dreaming. And we use the word “factory” to remind ourselves that we want to have concrete visions — concrete plans to make them real.”
- To Grow Leadership Skills, Get People Out of Their Comfort Zones (B2C)
Kodak invented the digital camera in the 1970s, but the company stubbornly stuck with film and missed a huge opportunity. That cash cow was quickly eaten by competitors who weren’t afraid to run with new technology.
- A Conversation with Northwestern MSC Alumna, Jeanne Sparrow
“In the end, the MSC turned out to be perfect for me not only because of the courses, but also because of the other people in my cohort. When you’re on air, your workflow and interactions with others happen very differently than in other businesses and industries. Through my classmates, I was able to learn about interactions in different industries.”