José Luis Yañez
Consultant, Trainer and Coach, specialized in Personal Effectiveness and Development
Leadership Success is No Longer Measured by Money or Power
Why Can’t We Get Rid of Our Boss From Hell? Do you have a boss who is a nightmare? Is your boss incompetent? A tyrant, who makes your workplace a stress factory ?
Looking To Hire And Keep Great Innovators? Focus On The 3 Rs The following is an excerpt from Relentless Innovation: What Works, What Doesn’t--and What That Means for Your Business by Jeffrey Phillips. Innovation relies on people more than other processes. This reliance on employees, management, and executives in an organization requires that the “right” people are attracted, and then given the appropriate tools and techniques for a sustained innovation success.
Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written 6 books on investing. His latest book is I Was Blind But Now I See. You can follow him @jaltucher. I hate Woody Allen. 9 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Learn From Woody Allen
Feelings Beat Thoughts For Fast Complex Decisions Think or blink? The debate continues with new research on quick, emotion-based decision-making. We have to make a lot of complicated decisions in life. Some are made in a hurry and most involve situations in which we don’t have all the information.
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists, who are members of the Social Cognitive Networks Academic Research Center (SCNARC) at Rensselaer, used computational and analytical methods to discover the tipping point where a minority belief becomes the majority opinion. The finding has implications for the study and influence of societal interactions ranging from the spread of innovations to the movement of political ideals.
A few years back our litigation team was faced with a seemingly insurmountable task: how to defend our client’s trademark rights against a Fortune 500 company with a massive litigation budget. They had the facts on their side. Moreover, they had money. Worst of all, they had a gaggle of lawyers that just made the case down right unpleasant. In spite of this, as luck would have it, they were missing one very crucial thing that they had never learned in law school. Something big firm life had failed to teach them. 5 Steps to Thinking Outside of the Box
Formación en Gestión del Estrés: Su Valor Estratégico - Gestion del Estres
One of the most difficult management challenges is taking a big old hierarchical bureaucracy, and turning it into a nimble 21st Century networked organization that can cope with the challenge of today’s dynamic marketplace and compete with younger organizations that have been networked from the outset. These big old hierarchical bureaucracies have deeply engrained cultures with a tradition of individuals reporting to bosses and coordinating processes made up of roles, rules, plans and reports; the reports flow up and down the hierarchy. These processes ensure order but they restrain innovation and creativity - a critical handicap in the emerging Creative Economy. In these big old firms, the careers of those who have risen to the top are built on the principles of hierarchical bureaucracy. Inside these firms, the thought that a firm could be run in any other way can be discomforting, if not hallucinatory. leadership 3.0
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Social Media the New Professional Development | New Learning - Ny læring
Social Media And The Loss Of Uncorrelated Wisdom | Fast Company | leadership 3.0 As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela and commemorates his greatness as a leader, we would do well to remember that one of the many hallmarks of his leadership was trust. The greatest leaders in the world gravitated toward Mr. Mandela because he was genuinely trustworthy and his purpose was to support peace, prosperity and unity not only in South Africa – but throughout the world.