The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! No technology or rote process can give you the “correct” plan – BUT a solid process for planning can guide you to the best plan for your team and you.

Why Technology Managers Make Great Leaders

Modern Servant Leader

Trending Sources

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

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are We Experiencing A Technology Tsunami? How is technology changing for you?

A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com 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. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). Have a quality wrapped 2011. Here’s to a fantastic 2011!

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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. More specifically, Google’s executive chairman discusses his strategies on hiring, meetings, mobile business, and jobs and education. To check out the video, audio, and text [.].

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

Maximizing Possibility

 Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.  Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011.

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

Technology certainly aids those wishing to work from home, but is there a danger that having work available so readily can lead to a lack of psychological detachment from work? In part, weak segmentation manifests as work-technology behaviours at home.

Working Remotely – 10 Best Technologies

CO2

Google Apps – As a life longtime Microsoft user, migrating with each new version of Office and Outlook, I never thought I would break free. And then came Goggle Apps. It has taken time for this old dog to learn new tricks, but I have–and some of the tricks are pretty amazing.

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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. Leadership Lessons Learned Organizational Health Servant Leadership Technology & Leadership Collaboratory courage emotional intelligence leadership leadership skills Self-development teamwork

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. Turkle responds that her work explores the “subjective” side of technology.

Technology Self-Assessment

Execupundit

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. I'm more of a Rand-McNally guy. YouTube? Marvelous. Facebook? Just barely and thinking of leaving. LinkedIn? Remind me to think of why. Twitter? Yes, but few tweets.

R.I.P. Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

ReThink HR

Business Impact Life Technology Apple Innovation R.I.P. Steve Jobs Steve JobsFrom the apple.com website. You may also like the following: Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO | His Resignation Letter Compare… but be Different Innovation: Does Someone Else Already Own Your Good Idea?

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! L Reply Angela Mazzi January 13, 2011 at 10:12 am I really appreciated this post and your creative ideas for clarifying who you are and why anyone (not just a potential employer) should care.

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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. Here is an even simpler and more visually striking graphic you can use. Enter your own title, goal amount [.].

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Leadership and Time

N2Growth Blog

to serve as a distraction instead of an enhancement – those leaders who allow technology to control them as opposed to controlling the technology have an addiction that needs a cure – discipline; Bad Planning : Few things adversely impact productivity like a lack of planning.

Choosing Three Words for 2011 | timmilburn.com

Tim Milburn

Home About SPEAKING RESOURCES Archives CONTACT Choosing Three Words for 2011 0 Comments If you’ve followed my Twitter stream ( @timage ) you might have noticed that I don’t put much stock into New Year’s Resolutions. What will your three words be for 2011?

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10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs

C-Level Strategies

” (B2C Technology company). I’m quite fortunate to be part of the team at CEO Connection , working closely with our CEO members on a daily basis as Chief Relationship Officer.

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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. Berkeley researcher Kentaro Toyama has a blog dedicated to calling out naïve or inappropriate uses of information and communication technologies (ICT). Social enterprise Technology

Can Technology End Poverty?

Harvard Business Review

If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Berkeley researcher Kentaro Toyama has a blog dedicated to calling out naïve or inappropriate uses of information and communication technologies (ICT). Social enterprise Technology ICT

LeadershipNow 140: July 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2011 that you might have missed: @laurencanning: FANTASTIC Julian Treasure: 5 ways to listen better via TED.com. DDI: Global Leadership Forecast 2011 : Time for a Leadership Revolution!

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 tiesWhile they’re making it easier to stay in touch, they’re also increasing the size of our networks.

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.

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 TwitterYou read every day about the importance of getting involved with Social Media – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogging…the list can seem endless. If 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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Leading Millennials: What Millennials Want Leaders to Know

C-Level Strategies

Greg Hartle: The grew up with technology. A few weeks ago Steve Woodruff and I hosted a Leadership Chat focused on “ Leading GenY ,” with Guest Host Greg Hartle. In my preparatory interview with Greg, and throughout the Chat, the question, “What do Millennials really want?”

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

We must slow down the technology speed and its consequences.

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. To learn which articles ranked #6-10 and read any/all of the ten articles, please click here. * * * 1. STRATEGY Sparking creativity in teams: [.]. Bob's blog entries 2. STRATEGY: Drawing a new road map for growth 3.

27 July 2011 - Midtown, NYC - Mastering Workplace Performance

Jason Womack

The entire inventory of what: - you do by 10am each morning - systems/tools/gear/technology you count on to get your work done - brings you rest, relaxation, rejuvenation and reinvention Those inventories are critical to the change process.

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 [.]. Bob's blog entries Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500™ Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™ Rankings EMEA Technology Fast 500™ Fast500Med North America Technology Fast 500

The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions 03 Jan By Lisa Petrilli You’ve created your vision for your business, career, and other aspects of your life in 2011 and can clearly see it playing out in your mind.

Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

Kevin Eikenberry

Casavant January 28, 2011 at 11:32 am Kevin – great suggestions!! Crystal Reply Kevin Eikenberry January 28, 2011 at 12:40 pm Great points Crystal – thanks for sharing! Kevin Reply Jan Carley January 28, 2011 at 11:52 am I like your thinking here Kevin.

Failing to Communicate

N2Growth Blog

Moreover, everyone has their technology preferences that need to be figured into the equation as well. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth . Are you guilty of having a failure to communicate?

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?

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

Strategy Driven

Not so, counters MIT’s Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson and others, who insist that the advancements in innovation and technology are making big contributions to markets, businesses, and job functions. “If

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

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

Ron Edmondson

Value their ideas and input - You have to allow young people to do things their way…with technology…within groups of friends…sometimes unscripted…etc. The statistics are staggering.

Who was Steven P. Jobs?

Coaching Tip

Perhaps, Jobs was the greatest user of technology to ever live. Source: FastCompany, October 2011. Leadership Web/Tech What is 1955 2011 apple steven p. jobs technologyIf you had listened to Steven P.