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The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! The fried clams won. I've had readers ask "Why so many? I think so.

Why Technology Managers Make Great Leaders

Modern Servant Leader

A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. New business models, new ways of working, cooler tools and technologies. Have a quality wrapped 2011. Here’s to a fantastic 2011! The surefire way is to be human.

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Eurocom 2011 survey indicates 38 percent of technology firms are due to invest more in social media in the next 12 months

Krishna De

‘Are technology firms adopting social media’ is one of the areas that the recent Eurocom Worldwide 2011 Annual Technology Confidence Survey explored.

Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami?

Rich Gee Group

Lately, I find as each month progresses, I am leveraging the old basics of business and office technology less and less. I hardly print anymore.

Google’s executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, on business culture, technology, and social issues

First Friday Book Synopsis

Once again, McKinsey & Company offers (at no cost) an exceptionally valuable resource, in this instance Eric Schmidt‘s conversation with McKinsey director James Manyika about business culture, technology, and social issues. To check out the video, audio, and text [.].

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011. License.  Enjoy!

Work/Life Balance Across Time Zones and Technologies

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Elizabeth Harrin (London) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” To read the complete article, check out a [.].

Does technology free us or enslave us?

Chartered Management Institute

So being able to switch off is a big deal, but does modern technology help or hinder our efforts to gain better work/life balance?

Working Remotely – 10 Best Technologies


Google Apps – As a life longtime Microsoft user, migrating with each new version of Office and Outlook, I never thought I would break free.

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3 Leadership Lessons that Steve Jobs Never Learned

Linked 2 Leadership

Imagine the potential Steve Jobs had if he had been a Leader… A quick Google search will return descriptive words for Steve Jobs, who passed away the evening of October 5th, 2011.

On Leadership, Technology, and Resource Planning

Linked 2 Leadership

Organizational Health Practical Steps to Influence Team Building Leadership Technology & Leadership ERP jd edwards leadership syntaxPeople, processes, and resources are all elements that make up any enterprise. The leader’s role is to effectively utilize and balance these elements to fulfill the organizational objectives.

Disconnection: The Subversive Side of Technology

Michael Lee Stallard

” This question is typically in reference to an obsessive use and reliance on online technologies. Technology is a double-edged sword. On the other side, technology can overwhelm us if it crowds out in-person connection. Turkle’s work is exploring the “subversive” side of technology, to which Ms.

Technology Self-Assessment


Computer? IBM ThinkPad. Google? Frequently. I'm just waiting for the price to drop. You're reading it. Only because I like unsolicited t-shirt and insurance ads. Kindle? Love it (and yes, I still buy a lot of "regular" books). iPhone? BlackBerry? Tempting. Calendar/Appointment book? A paper one using the Levenger Circa system. YouTube? Marvelous.

R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

ReThink HR

Business Impact Life Technology Apple Innovation R.I.P. Steve Jobs Steve JobsFrom the website. Reprint: The Wheel of Innovation.

4 Ways to Use Your Blog to Land a New Job or Client

C-Level Strategies

SPGonz Reply Lisa Petrilli January 13, 2011 at 10:18 am Steve, Love the coffee comment! Photo is Jumping for Joy by jsorbieus. Petrilli.

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Improved Goal Thermometer

Tony Mayo

For Executives Technology Tips Excel Tools Goal SettingI frequently encourage my top executive coaching clients to set specific measurable goals and to chart their progress visually. For example, my free trailing twelve month Excel template is very popular. Download it by clicking here. Enter your own title, goal amount [.].

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Leadership and Time

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. In today’s blog post I’ll examine the value of time.

Choosing Three Words for 2011 |

Tim Milburn

What will your three words be for 2011? Posted on January 1, 2011 In: Musings Wow. Start today! Now this is a helpful exercise. Ship.

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Can Technology End Poverty?

Harvard Business Review

If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Social enterprise Technologymillion users.

Can Technology End Poverty?

Harvard Business Review

If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Social enterprise Technology ICTmillion users.

LeadershipNow 140: July 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

DDI: Global Leadership Forecast 2011 : Time for a Leadership Revolution! 10 technologies that will change the world in the next 10 years.

10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs

C-Level Strategies

” (B2C Technology company). At our most recent event in New York City last week we spent a good deal of time discussing social media.

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Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy Various Contributors Harvard Business Review Press (2011) How and why technology should support your organization’s strategy…not the other way around This is one of the volumes in a series of anthologies of articles that first appeared in Harvard Business Review.

6 Ways To Build Your Strategic Network

Linked 2 Leadership

Collaborative technologies are changing the way we develop and maintain relationships. Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Professional Development attracting customers business networking collaborative technologies information networks new clients strategic networks weak ties

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - 2010 Rewind Edition

Maximizing Possibility

 Before we jump into all that 2011 has to offer, let us pause for just a moment and reflect on all the great blog posts that 2010 gave to us.

How Do Leaders Make Time for Social Media?

Linked 2 Leadership

Coaching Corner Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Life Balance Professional Development Technology & Leadership Facebook leadership linkedin social media TwitterIf you haven’t already jumped on the bandwagon, you may be thinking this: “Who has time for that, with everything else I’m juggling at work?”

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The McKinsey Quarterly’s Top Ten: Second Quarter 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

ORGANIZATION: Eric Schmidt on business culture [comma] technology [comma] and social issues 5. In case you missed them, see which articles have been most popular with The McKinsey Quarterly‘s readers in the second quarter of this year. Here are the first five. STRATEGY Sparking creativity in teams: [.]. Bob's blog entries 2.

Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Rankings announced

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Technology Fast 500™ is an annual ranking by Deloitte of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. For the 14th consecutive year, there are more software companies on the Technology Fast [.].

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

We must slow down the technology speed and its consequences. Identifying leaders? Have we really degenerated to this point? News Flash – If you have to look for leadership it doesn’t exist…Today’s post is not going to sit well with many in the leadership profession, but then many of my posts seem to have that effect. Dare I ask for comments?

27 July 2011 - Midtown, NYC - Mastering Workplace Performance

Jason Womack

Thank you so much for attending this MWP presentation. For many people participating in our workshops, this was the first a long time! I did.

Leading Millennials: What Millennials Want Leaders to Know

C-Level Strategies

Greg Hartle: The grew up with technology. They care. They just want to go about life differently. In the end, they value similar things. An opp.

The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions

C-Level Strategies

Be true to yourself in 2011 – genuinely empower your vision – and you’ll experience new heights of success! Welcome to 2011!

Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

Kevin Eikenberry

Casavant January 28, 2011 at 11:32 am Kevin – great suggestions!! Ann Reply Kevin Eikenberry January 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm Thanks Ann.

Failing to Communicate

N2Growth Blog

Moreover, everyone has their technology preferences that need to be figured into the equation as well. Don’t monologue – dialog. Thoughts?

How does technology help your commute?

Chartered Management Institute

On a good commute I can relax, listening to my ipod or catching up on a good book on my kindle but on a bad commute I desparately look for new houses in the country on my iPhone, imagining myself anywhere but on a packed train - thank goodness for technology. But how else has technology impacted on our journey to work? And what's next?

The Great Stagnation: Why Hasn’t Recent Technology Created More Jobs?

Strategy Driven

Why is it that the American economic recovery is moving so slowly and new job creation is low? This is our central economic problem today,” he said.

7 Things We’ve Learned about Reaching Today’s Youth

Ron Edmondson

The statistics are staggering. The older a child gets today, the greater his or her chances are of disappearing from the church. Fear In Our Youth.

Who was Steven P. Jobs?

Coaching Tip

Perhaps, Jobs was the greatest user of technology to ever live. Source: FastCompany, October 2011. jobs technologyAs he told Inc.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

“ It is my hope to help dispel the myth that ideas are inherently good things. I want to start by actually defining what an idea is, and is not.