Every organization size has its own range of challenges. What is interesting is that the organization size that is most challenging to manage is not the necessarily largest. Managing mid-sized organizations can often be more challenging.
If you are charged with ensuring executive support for transformational change, how do you do it? The key, in my experience, is helping leaders to own the change. For significant changes, this often means you will have to start with a smaller base of support and then have a strategy to reach other leaders. It [...]
This afternoon I was Googling to find the exact quote by Jack Welch on being #1 or #2 in the market and found several sites that outlined “25 Lessons from Jack Welch.” They were so inspirational – and so clear – that I felt compelled to share them myself.
Effective technologists implement good technology; effective technology leaders enable others to do this. These are two very different roles. However, most technology leaders usually start their careers as “line level” technologists. Technologists need three essential skills to become effective technology leaders…
In response to the explosion of use of social media over the past 12 months, many leaders are developing formal Social Media Polices to guide their staff in approved use of these tools inside the enterprise. By using bottom-up design principles, leaders can create Social Media Policies that productively encourage creativity—without risking their enterprise’s mission and reputation.