How do we lead a mature team through a period of intense, rapid transformational change? How do we remain true to our authentic selves, both as individuals and teams, when we are under strong pressure to change and respond quickly?
Speaking at a Stanford Graduate School of Business forum on 21st Century Leadership Trends, Peter Goldberg – CEO of the Alliance for Children and Families, …
Innovation. Everyone loves it.
Simply, the idea that innovation helps us drive drive growth and opportunity in new markets, while also revitalising our more mature operations is just not even controversial. In fact, of the countless articles written about innovation, have you EVER read anything saying "innovation is a bad idea"? I know I haven't.
The "Sacred Quest" for Innovation
Sometimes, they are just so infuriating!
Why is it that the great ideas - the brilliant, incendiary thoughts - never come when we need them and always pop up at the wrong time - whether it's in the middle of the night, driving in the car, walking the dog or a laundry list of all those other times that drive you nuts.
We've all been there.
It's as if our great ideas are like …
So here's a question. When someone says Risk Management, what happens to you? Does your stomach start twisting? Do your eyes glaze over and well up in tears?
We spend so much time treating it as a defensive, reactive process that it seems de rigeur to put the shutters up and adopt a negative mindset when we hear the term.
You don't believe me? Then ask yourself:
When was the last time you …
We lost a good guy this week.
A storyteller for the Ages.
A brilliant, rough, glorious, flawed, perfect, damaged, graceful presence and an artistic colossus.
Thousands of words will be written to eulogise Philip Seymour Hoffman, and I'm certainly not going to try and compete with those who will express his legacy far better than I ever could.
What I do want to do is reflect …
Welcome to the final post in this series, where we look at Genghis Khan’s leadership traits in a modern project leadership context, through the eyes of John Man.
As in my two earlier posts, I don't dwell on his extraordinarily gruesome methods but rather, make the case that Genghis’ leadership behaviors are in many respects visionary and a model for contemporary project leaders, and that they …
The 2nd Project Management Flash Blog is coming soon!
I'm so excited to participate in this initiative - 7 weeks of brilliant FlashBlogging from some amazing Project Management writers and thinkers, all on the topic ‘Project Management Around the World’.
Last year's world-first #PMFlashBlog, created by Shim Marom was such a global hit that we have backed up again for a second …