Posts Tagged ‘2011’

A Two Step, Two Video Dance towards Loose – Tight Change & Innovation Leadership

If there is one thing that is buzzing in leadership circles in social media, it is that building an innovative, agile culture is key to remaining viable, surviving disruptive change, and thriving. Consider Loose – Tight leadership by rightsizing your grip. (Update:  Link to an Innovation news preview is below) Grip the steering wheel too […]


The Impact of a Challenging Goal, Parasailing in Key West

If you’re trying to be miserable, it’s important you don’t have any goals. No school goals, personal goals, family goals. Your only objective each day should be to inhale and exhale for 16 hours before you go to bed again. Don’t read anything informative, don’t listen to anything useful, don’t do anything productive. If you […]


History & Models of Change Management > 10 Minutes, Snappy Visual Video | Paul Brown

Can it be done? Tour change management history, key influencers and several clear change management models in under 10 minutes. This visually compelling video does it well. As originally posted on our companion site, Change Masters (on Facebook) & ChangeManagementResources.com, Paul Brown does a great overview. via youtube.com Snapshot from “A Brief Introduction to Change […]


Joining Social Media Ecosystems, Learning the Ropes

Happy Social Media Day!  It’s a great day to share learning about on-line communities. Pam covers the opportunities and challenges you may encounter in finding a good fit and taking right action in find the right relationships on-line, as well as the a social media culture & style that works for you. Twitter is also […]


It’s a Productivity Path! Mayo Clinic’s Enterprise Social Media & Innovation

On LinkedIn, I  was intrigued to read a local, social media strategist’s question about whether a private social network is an oxymoron. Oxymoron?! More like sweet music to a process/change consultant that has sweated over years about how to best help leaders engage the passion and full potential of their organization’s talent. Note: This post […]


Conversation Trumps Content: Succeeding with Relationships in Social Media | The Two Debs

via flickr.com It IS about the conversation!  Content is there, but note the traction that happens in this under 2 minute clip with a “small talk” professional who understands the depth of making true connections in networking and connection. This fun banter and Debra Fine’s “Small Talk” presentation is what it’s all about:  connection, enjoyment, […]


Towards Authentic Change Community, Help via a Social Media Audit

How does social media build real community? After being at the Future Midwest 2011 conference in Michigan, back-to-back with the consulting conference, the Association for Change Management Professionals, it seemed that putting change management and social media together, could create some pretty cool, change communities. …However…


Future Midwest in Detroit, A Retrospective – Photo, Video Set

The Future Midwest 2011 conference kicked off April 28, 2011. Here are some highlights: Oliver Starr discussing Curation via Pearltree, Example – Louis Vuitton store in Milan, Guggenheim museum in NYC
The Chicago “New Architects including Manifest Digital, consulting + digital including a focus on disruption, change: highlighting generational differences and the role of leadership in dealing with Evening keynote by Dan Gilbert: vision for WEBward Avenue, Make Detroit cars sexy again, the importance of tech and creative companies coming to Detroit. Detroit as a tough, resilent, creative, tech hub.


Deb Interviews Dr. Diana Wong, Video & Social Media | SocMediaLearnLab’s Channel

I’m humbled by this: When the teacher is ready, the students will appear. ~Buddhist proverb with a twist. Deb interviews Dr. Diana Wong, who is the lead participant for a Thursday, May 26th, Social Media & Technology Learning Lab for Consultants, Coaches and Small Business Owners, to be held at Spark East, Ypsilanti, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a fee – a free preview will be offered soon. More details will be posted at Reveln Social Business: http://revelnsocialbiz.posterous.com/


Change Leaders: Why Should Anyone Trust Your Vision? John Kotter & Harvard Business Review

There are many trends about change management that I imagine Dr. Kotter has seen in his long career. As we prepare for the Association of Change Management Practitioners (ACMP) 2011 conference next week, including sharing new Skype videos with change authors on our updated site, ChangeManagementResources.com, I’m sharing nuggets of change leader material here including John Kotter’s highlights of some common assumptions about how leaders approach change.