Posts Tagged ‘updated’

Networked or Just Worked? LinkedIn’s Shiny, New Endorsements Buttons

You may have seen the shiny, new skills endorsement tools on LinkedIn.  Is endorsing a useful enhancement or a troublesome distraction?  I’ve noticed just this week (November 2012) that all sorts of people, from students to college deans and company CEOs are updating their skills lists.   Probably that endorsements button is the reason. If there’s […]


Co-Creation in Theory U: Leading from the Future as it Emerges & the Road to Commitment

Theory U features concepts intended to help leaders and managers in the public and private sector break through unproductive patterns of behavior. This includes not listening to their staff and clients’ and producing ineffective patterns of decision making. Otto Sharmer’s diagrams and practices include accessible illustration on paths in listening, for example, reinforced through the book, as a key focus on the left side of the U:


9 Facts about Baby Boomer Women & Business Leadership

via flickr.com The statistics below about women in leadership were surprising.  Women, including many wealthy women who’ve earned their money themselves, are now entering politics, becoming university presidents and taking on roles as power brokers. Excerpted | The Women’s Information Network, from Paula’s Blog: …the amazing American Baby Boomer women ~ women born between 1945 […]


Growing Team Performance in Membership, Control to Reach Goal, MCG

“A good leader inspires people to have confidence in their leader. A great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” ~ Anonymous   As teams change, status and role questions arise.  Roles shift, people leave for various reasons, e.g. the group churns.  This post is about how groups and teams FORM and SHIFT, today […]


Status Quo Shakedown Meets Right Action

There’s comfort in friendship and community. There can also be blind spots and status quo problems inherent in comfort-based systems, sometimes tragically so, when the blind spots are very large.