When thinking about our annual plans, I have long been an advocate for on-going assessment and adjustments. However, I still think there’s value in a deliberate mid-point check-up. Today I want to share some of the questions I’m asking myself six months into 2013. » Read more
In my post from a couple of weeks ago, Innovation or Irrelevance? I shared some of the learnings from my recent trip to the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Last week in a post entitled, Imagine, I tried to make a brief case for why leaders should care about innovation.
Each week, I respond to a question from a reader. In doing so, by default, I’m giving advice. I understand the risk inherent in this –I don’t know your situation. So, rather than offer direct advice, I’ve often deferred to sharing my personal experience or best practices I’ve learned from others. Today is different. The question I’ve been asked to answer is this: What advice do you have for me as a younger leader? » Read more
This year at the Chick-fil-A LeaderCast, Coach Krzyzewski from Duke University made a presentation about his approach to leading some of the world’s best athletes – the US Olympic Team. If you don’t know about Coach “K,” he has more wins than any coach in Division 1 college basketball history.