Yes. Agreed. There is a dearth of qualified leaders, and for many reasons, as Trapp details.
Robert Heinzman's blog
arvard Business Review posts The Daily Stat. I recommend subscribing. Here's today's post - it's problematic:
Investors May React Emotionally to Corporate Responsibility (CSR)
Here's my response: Oh boy. Context is everything...
Sometimes people are uncomfortable with the idea of receiving feedback from work colleagues. Understanding how feedback is different from advice can help.
Feedback is information that gives you insights around how effectively you are or are not achieving your intention to play your job role well.
Feedback is essential to progress. It provides you with accurate information about the way you work with others.
Feedback can act both as a stimulus to change your behavior and as a catalyst...
- So, Fabrice Tourre, it really was a crime.
In the end, Wall Street greed drove Mr. Tourre to lie and deceive. -- SEC lawyer Matthew Martens
Former Goldman Sachs vice president Fabrice Tourre was found liable today. He knowingly deceived investors about the real value of the mortgage-related financial products he was selling. They were toxic bombs. We now all know the story. So do tens of millions of others who suffered from the implosion of a deregulated financial sector's ability to create wealth for itself and pass the risk on to, well, tens of millions of others.
I'll let HuffPo reflect my frustration of the gov't's ability to bust only a foot soldier so far...
Here's a 30-second introduction to a high performance team tool: compelling requests.
It's simple. The members of high performance teams make compelling requests.
It's built into the culture. It's expected.
During a strategic alignment meeting with an international conservation science organization, a business leader lamented the pace of decision-making. "We make decisions at the speed of nearly dead turtles," she moaned.
Acknowledging the problem, we responded, "businesses grow and evolve at the speed at which clear and compelling requests are made and responded to."
The first business strategy tool leaders need is a framework for defining, precisely, how they go to market. Below is my favorite business strategy tool. It's a 'simplifying device.' It has never failed to create insight, innovation and, frankly, relief for clients. We call it the Business Triangle. It's worth noting that this business strategy tool applies equally to .com, .org, .gov, and .edu organizations.
First, a useful definition of a business: A business is a set of capabilities designed to develop, sell and deliver products and services to customers with the help of partners in order to create...