Category: Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup: 7/14/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them (HBR)“At the core of managing information overload is the ability to know which function to use, and how and when to use it. The six principles below can

Friday Roundup: 7/7/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.Yoplait Learns to Manufacture Authenticity to Go With Its Yogurt (NYT)“Eventually a choice was needed. Yoplait, based in Minneapolis, is part of General Mills, the huge international food conglomerate, which prides itself on cleareyed, data-driven decision-making. Cold, hard numbers —

Friday Roundup: 6/30/17

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

Friday Roundup: 6/23/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.5 Stories That Will Make You Rethink Your Leadership Style (Entrepreneur)CEOs speak candidly of times they fumbled on the job, and what they learned in the process.How Cultures Across the World Approach Leadership (HBR)The importance of thinking about attitudes

Friday Roundup: 6/16/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.If everything is a network, nothing is a network (visualisingadvocacy.org)“There’s something very attractive about seeing everything as connected; it serves a basic need to rationalise everything in terms of cause and effect. It offers the mechanics of countless feedback

Friday Roundup: 6/9/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.Corporate culture will always matter (CIO)“By some estimates, 1.3 billion human beings will one day be working virtually — and sooner than we think. That leads us to the primary argument for culture’s waning importance in the corporate world. When any

Friday Roundup: 6/2/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader. The 5 Communication Habits All Leaders Need to Motivate a Team (Inc) “A global leadership study revealed that 85 percent of companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential.”The Importance of Filters in Communication (Forbes)“Everything communicates. Think through how

Friday Roundup: 5/26/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.Five Skills To Help You Pioneer The Shift Toward Transformational Leadership (Forbes)“Barking instructions at and giving orders to others is being replaced by transformational leadership”Dave Chappelle And Louis C.K. Confront A Changing World  (The New Yorker)Elegant Communication: how comedians confront

Friday Roundup: 5/19/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader. The Invisible Force That Warps What You Read in the News (Backchannel)“Are we in a bubble? Why has Uber’s story spun out of control? The answers hinge less on facts and more on the hidden physics of Narrative Gravity.”His

Friday Roundup: 4/28/17

Our weekly roundup highlights links to articles and talks to help you be a more effective leader.4 Ways Startups Can Harness Innovation and Disruption (Entrepreneur)“Both Harvard Business Review and McKinsey found that diverse companies out-innovate and out-perform their peers.” What Creativity in Marketing Looks Like Today (Harvard Business Review)“The measurability of digital engagement means we can now know exactly what’s working and