Selina Lo (Ruckus Wireless) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Selina Lo, president and chief executive of Ruckus Wireless. Bob's blog entries Adam Bryant Corner Office column Hewlett-Packard Ruckus Wireless Selina Lo SundayBusiness section The Corner Office: Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed The New York Times Times Books

StrategyDriven Enterprises Partners with Xen Wireless to Form StrategyDriven Analytics, a Utility Industry Asset Management Blind Benchmarking Service

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises LLC and Xen Wireless form StrategyDriven Analytics to provide utility industry executives and managers with asset management program benchmarking data supporting operational and investment decisions and fleet and individual plant performance assessments. StrategyDriven Analytics combines StrategyDriven’s industry leading asset management and data analytics experience with Xen Wireless’s information technology and delivery expertise. About Xen Wireless.

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Former Verizon Wireless CEO Teaches Leadership Lessons In New Book

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO Denny F. Strigl offers a revealing insight into how he led the company in his new book, Managers, can you hear me now? -- co-authored by Frank Swiatek.

Left Brain, Right Stuff: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Left Brain, Right Stuff: How Leaders Make Winning Decisions Phil Rosenzweig PublicAffairs (2014) Why understanding the decision making process as well as the roles of action and analysis “can improve the odds of success” As I began to read this book, I was again reminded of passages in two others in which their authors address […].

In FCC's Report on Wireless Competition, an Agenda?

Harvard Business Review

Every year since 1995, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a report on the state of competition in the wireless market. In fact, direct evidence regarding the state of competition in the wireless ecosystem is easy to obtain and clear in its implications. Or, if not, what negative effect its dubious conclusions might have on regulatory policy in wireless markets. wireless market was "effectively competitive.".

Do you need a panic alarm? The pros and cons

Strategy Driven

Wired vs Wireless. However, a wireless one can be carried around by a person and is much more useful if working alone or for personal use when out travelling. Pros: Panic alarms that are wireless are often small enough to be easily carried and importantly concealed.

213: Dealing with Challenging Employees when Building Courageous Culture | with Karin Hurt

Engaging Leader

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in customer service, sales, and human resources. Some leaders look at their people, shake their heads, and say, “They can’t get there from here.” Sometimes that’s true.

The Insiders Guide to Micromanagement

Lead Change Blog

She most recently served as Executive Director of the Strategic Partnership Channel at Verizon Wireless where she transformed customer service outsourcing, working with companies and call centers to build great customer experiences and strong cultures. Prior to that she led a large Verizon Wireless sales team (2000+) leading the Nation in store sales to the Small and Medium business space. Are you a micromanager?

In Search of the Perfect “Boss”

Lead Change Blog

She most recently served as Executive Director of the Strategic Partnership Channel at Verizon Wireless where she transformed customer service outsourcing, working with companies and call centers to build great customer experiences and strong cultures. Prior to that she led a large Verizon Wireless sales team (2000+) leading the Nation in store sales to the Small and Medium business space.

Transitions: My First Week as an Entrepreneur

Let's Grow Leaders

As my regulars know, I’ve recently left my job as a Verizon Wireless executive to pursue my entrepreneurial dream. I promise that my blog will continue to be about ways to support you. With that said, I’ve received so many wonderful notes and lots of questions about what’s next as an entrepreneur, that I figured there were […]. The post Transitions: My First Week as an Entrepreneur appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Weekly Round-Up: Leadership Lessons From Steve Jobs and Verizon's Ivan Seidenberg, Solving Manufacturing Comms Challenges, Leadership in a Digital Transformation, How to Podcast for Internal Comms

leaderCommunicator

In his decade at the helm, he transformed the former Baby Bell into the nation’s largest wireless provider, created from some of the largest mergers and acquisitions deals at the time that reshaped the telecom industry.” Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs: Can You Hear Him Now?

3 Consumer Trends on the Rise in 2020

Strategy Driven

Wireless Speakers. Portable speakers have been popular since they came on the scene in the 1980s, so it’s no surprise that Bluetooth and other wireless speaker types are on the rise.

Innovate Forward

Leading Blog

In cities, new 5G wireless networks will be the first generation of cell network designed to connect more than just phones. I NNOVATION has always been important. In a world of pandemic, it’s the only way forward.

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A few highlights from her time at Verizon include: o Developing a sales… Read More Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 2 of an interview by Bob Morris.

Simple Precautions to Avoid Online Privacy

Coaching Tip

The bad news is that most wireless networks are easily cracked, meaning someone next door or in a car outside your house can use your network for illegal activity. Even worse, it is possible for someone on your wireless network to access other devices connected to the network, which is a serious security breach. By Mark Weinstein, CEO of www.Sgrouples.com , a privacy-centric social platform. The Internet is an amazing, fantastic, vibrant place.

11 Ways To Make E-Mail In The Workplace More Effective

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. Are you leading an organization where e-mail communication is ineffective? You can find these guidelines in the book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? written by Denny F. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work.

How To Ask Remarkably Better Questions To Encourage Great Ideas

Great Leadership By Dan

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she was named to Inc. Guest post from Karin Hurt and David Dye: You’ve asked your team for their great ideas. You have an open door. You’re also committed to MBWA (or in today’s pandemic-constrained world, Management By Clicking Around- MBCA).

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Keeping Your Business Safe: A Guide

Strategy Driven

Start by encrypting your wireless access points, as this is a great way for hackers to get into your system and steal sensitive data. Then set about changing the name of your wireless network to something that doesn’t announce to the world that it belongs to you.

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

Power Corrupts Sooner than You Think

Leading Blog

Denny Strigl , former CEO and president of Verizon Wireless, recalls in Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? In a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton in 1887, Lord Acton observed that “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” British Prime Minister William Pitt also observed, “Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it.” Power is a tricky thing and we rely on it more than we should.

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Dominic Orr (Aruba Networks) in “The Corner Office

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of Aruba Networks, a wireless networking company). Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Dominic Orr (president and C.E.O. He tells employees that everyone will eventually take a “momentarily [.].

7 Qualities Of Outstanding Leaders

Lead Change Blog

Many leaders at the top corporations in the mobile phone market weren’t even aware that Steve Jobs’s iPhone was revolutionary enough to blow up the wireless industry. Leadership is putting a face to management science. A good leader is an able manager. And an able manager is someone who can recruit, hire, train, and mentor. He or she is someone who can motivate, engage, and monitor. And he or she has the ability to envision, plan, clarify, evaluate, and revise.

Essential Security Systems That Protect The Business & Employees

Strategy Driven

Wireless Sensors. Building a business is a challenging job; it needs a lot of investment and not only in the process but also for infrastructure. Thus, maintaining a security system for your business is a must. This will save you from any theft or loss of business or valuable stuff.

How To Make E-mail Communication More Effective

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. Are you leading an organization where e-mail communication is ineffective? You can find these guidelines in the book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? written by Denny F. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work.

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

10 Ways to Be Easy to Follow

Let's Grow Leaders

I recently ran into a guy who once worked on my sales team at Verizon Wireless who was now working at a small company where I was now consulting. Are you easy to follow? Before you say “Of course!” ” please know that every where I go these days, I ask this question. “Is your boss easy to follow?” ” The #1 response is just a belly ache laugh. The #2 usually contains some expletive.

Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. As a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor, Karin Hurt helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection. A few highlights from her time at Verizon include: o Developing a sales… Read More Karin Hurt and David Dye on “Winning Well”: Part 1 of an interview by Bob Morris.

How To Be A Good Coach. How To Be A Bad Coach.

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

Best Practices E-mail Guidelines For Effective Communication

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. Are you leading an organization where e-mail communication is ineffective? You can find these guidelines in the new book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? written by Denny F. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work.

How to Prevent Redundant Performance Improvement Conversations

Great Leadership By Dan

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over two decades of experience in sales, customer service, and Human Resources. Guest Post from Karin Hurt: Performance improvement conversations aren’t enjoyable -- for you or for them. To make sure you don’t have to have the same uncomfortable conversation twice, take a hard look at your approach. The most effective performance improvement conversations are built using four components: Clarity, Conflicts, Confidence, and Conviction.

How Not To Lose Your Soul While Leading With Karin Hurt – Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 026

Joseph Lalonde

As a former Verizon Wireless executive, she has over twenty years of experience in sales, marketing, customer service, and human resources. Today’s guest on the Answers From Leadership podcast is Karin Hurt. Karin is a keynote speaker, leadership consultant, and MBA professor. Karin helps leaders improve business results by building deeper trust and connection with their teams.

Email Do's And Don'ts

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. Are you leading an organization where e-mail communication is ineffective? You can find these guidelines in the new book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? written by Denny F. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work.

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

How to Succeed With Limited Resources

Let's Grow Leaders

I also watched the evolution at Verizon Wireless in this regard. You don’t have enough time, enough resources, or budget– or maybe you lack all three. You may be surprised to know that’s exactly what stacks the odds of success in your favor. According to research psychologist Adam Grant, increasing resources increases your likelihood of a project’s success… but only for a while.

Good Coach Versus Bad Coach

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by : Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

The Great Millennial Hoax- Why Most Millennial Experts and Wrong and What to Do Instead (Recorded Webinar)

Let's Grow Leaders

A former Verizon Wireless executive, she was named to Inc. Whether you’re a veteran leader or a millennial recently promoted into a leadership role, leading your younger team members can feel like an endless struggle. Why don’t they understand? Why aren’t they motivated? Why won’t they put in the time? To make it worse, instead of making life easier, much of the advice you get from generational “experts” can actually make the situation worse.

Nine Reasons Managers Struggle

Leading Blog

Former CEO and president of Verison Wireless, Denny Strigl explores nine specific behaviors that leaders do and don’t do that make them serious performers, marginal performers, or failures. In "Managers, can you hear me now?" he says it’s all about behavior. Managers Fail to Build Trust and Integrity. The three major qualities of trust are Integrity, openness, and respect. Trust always begins with the manager. Do you say and do things that erode trust? They Have the Wrong Focus.

How To Be A Good Coach

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.

Why AI Can Revolutionise Healthcare Possibilities

Strategy Driven

If – the more appropriate word is probably ‘when’ – instruments and machines are linked with each other and to databases – especially with the introduction of 5G wireless technology – data entry will be much easier, automated, and AI will have much more effective access to it.

How To Use E-mail Effectively In Your Company

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. You can find these guidelines in the new book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? written by Denny F. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work. Before you write an e-mail, ask yourself if calling or visiting the recipient will bring better communication. Keep e-mails short.

Best Business Book to Buy this year

CEO Blog

My current frustration is logging into a wireless network in an airport lounge. My grandson, Josh, is doing great. No longer premature. Growing. Photo of Joshua and his beautiful aunt Laura. I do have some concern that he might be trying to hone in on my business deals though. Perhaps it is the way he dresses. + My current pet peeve is technology that does not add value. Why should it take 3 minutes?

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The Turnaround Factor: Digging Deeper

Let's Grow Leaders

I’d been giving out recognition awards on my massive “road trip,” a 27 states in 45 days kind of tour of motivational kick off meetings in Verizon Wireless’ outsourced call centers. One of the most important leadership lessons of my life happened five minutes after I stepped off that stage.

How To Be A Good Coach. And, What Not To Do.

Eric Jacobson

Former Verizon Wireless CEO, Denny F. Strigl offers these tips for how to be a good coach to an employee. He explains that good coaches help performers by: Keeping them focused. Giving them objective, helpful feedback. Acting as a sounding board for new approaches. Identifying blind spots that may be holding the performer back. Reinforcing key values, principles, and behaviors that improve performance. Recognizing positive behavior and performance.