Archive for 'leading teams'

Are you reacting… or strategic?

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My new word is FOCUS!  Yes, it is common and not especially exciting, but FOCUS says it all for me. Focus = Prosperity! Look at any great leader.. or great company and you will find they are focused!  Their focus is narrow and their actions are strategic. All the great stories of success have at some point in the journey a desire to focus on doing a small number of things well.  From an organization point of view, this is ...

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Jobs… His most signficant influencer

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I purposely have avoided starting Isaacson’s  book on Steve Jobs  until this month. Intuitively, I think I might have been biased by the hype after his death. I primarily read biographies to understand both the strengths and weaknesses of leaders and I have found that they are best read when I can be distant from the actual subject.

From my early reading on the first 100 pages of the book, I find Isaacson’s book an excellent read due ...

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Leading Change

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I was honored this week to give the inaugural presentation to the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) across the Internet. The topic was leading through the sea of change. It is available online if you would like to listen in to what I shared.

https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p32206844/

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Leading Teams – Jack Welch

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If you think leading is about numbers and budgets…. take time to listen to Jack Welch… This is an must view video for anyone hoping to be successful in leading teams.

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