25 Lessons (in Leadership) from Jack Welch

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.

Start-ups: Three execution activities that separate successes from “interesting ideas”

The sense of freedom in a start-up (or incubation) environment is incredibly exciting. However, it is very easy to let this freedom lead you down the path of “what if”, distracting you from achieving success. You only have – at most – three years (many would argue two) to go from spending the “first opportunity dollar” to demonstrating commercial success. This leaves little room for distraction.

Three essential skills for technology leadership

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…