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  • Tue, 24 Sep 2019 08:00:01 +0000: This is What Makes the Introverted Leader So Successful - Schools

    Leadership is a practice that often involves constant stimulation, socializing and communicating, all at a fast pace. It sounds like the last profession an introvert would want to pursue or would be successful in. But I have coached some exceptional introverted leaders to leverage the supposed weaknesses of their introversion into leadership strengths. The process […]

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  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 17:14:59 +0000: Introducing: Digital Directive, Benchmark and Roadmap - Schools
    I’m excited to announce our latest offering, the Digital Directive a digital transformation diagnostic and roadmap.After years of research reports, and dozens of meetings with decision makers on our new offering, I’m proud to announce our company, Kaleido Insights is launching a new offering called the “Digital Directive”We help digital and innovation leaders at large companies, by benchmarking the digital maturity of a company (over 60 criteria based on our existing body of research), document on a scorecard, and provide an actionable roadmap. A few quarters later, we come back and rescore the company, demonstrating the improvements of the program. I’m honored to have partnered with my business partners Jaimy Szymanski, and Jessica Groopman to develop this offering and help … Continue readingIntroducing: Digital Directive, Benchmark and Roadmap
  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:01:36 +0000: Automattic’s Series D - Home Office
    Today Automattic announced it has closed a new $300 million Series D, with Salesforce Ventures taking the entire round. This puts us at a post-round valuation of $3 billion, three times what it was after our last fundraising round in 2014. It’s a tremendous vote of confidence for Automattic and for the open web. I […]
  • Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:00:16 +0000: 7 Important Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Listen - Schools

    Great leaders must be effective communicators. That means they have to know how to speak and write clearly—and it also means they also have to know how to listen. Most of us don’t think of listening as a communication skill, but it’s one of the most important. The best leaders are skilled at listening—here’s how […]

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  • Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:00:55 +0000: 6 Reasons Your Best Employees Can Lose Their Motivation - Schools

    Employees require a certain amount of energy and motivation to be engaged and feel fully committed at the workplace. According to a recent study of 1.2 employees at 52 organizations, most of them Fortune 1000 companies, there’s cause for concern. Most employees start out with high levels of engagement and enthusiasm, the study finds. But […]

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  • Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:01:29 +0000: The Rise of Digital Feudalism; Chances are, You’re a Serf. - Schools
    This was originally posted on Hugh McCloud’s Gaping Void newsletter. Technology has fulfilled many promises from connecting the world, enabling transparency to increase the speed of otherwise slow processes. While we can and should celebrate the benefits of the tech industry, we also need to recognize that the promise of “power to the people” was a false promise. Just a few decades after the birth of the internet, we can see that power is centralized to the very few, harkening back on prior eras – the era of feudalism. What’s feudalism? Dusting off our history books, it was a class-based system that was led by kings who granted land and resources to lords, who in turn ran the castles, who … Continue readingThe Rise of Digital Feudalism; Chances are, You’re a Serf.
  • Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:22:38 +0000: Why Politics, Why Now? - Businesses
    Last week an email hit my inbox with a simple powerful sentiment. “I miss your writing,” it said. The person who sent it was a longtime reader of this site. I miss writing too. But there’s a reason I’ve been quiet here and on other platforms – I wrote a very short post about that … Continue reading "Why Politics, Why Now?"
  • Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:08:02 +0000: Give Your Readers a Break—Pick One! - Schools

    In wanting to cover many aspects of a topic, business writers sometimes throw down so many variables that readers have no way to gauge the importance of each. They feel weighed down trying! Look at these examples: The professor included and provided a methodology for continuing the effort. The state and local leaders developed and…

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  • Thu, 12 Sep 2019 16:30:57 +0000: Creating an Administrative Professional Protocol Manual – Ask an Admin - Schools

    Christine N. Asks: I’m finally getting around to creating my Administrative Professional Protocol Manual but I’m not sure if it should print everything out in a 3 ring binder (using dividers), using a One Note document, having it electronically in an online file or all of the above.  What do most administrative professionals prefer?  Thank…

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  • Thu, 12 Sep 2019 08:00:49 +0000: Things Every Courageous Leader Knows (That Most Ignore) - Schools

    Courage is a trait that seems to be in short supply these days, in leadership and elsewhere. People are looking for the kind of bold confident leaders we’ve seen throughout history—leaders who spoke up and stepped forward, who took the risks of true leadership when radical change was required. Whether you’re in politics, business, education, […]

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