Top 25 Online Influencers in Leadership v3 2011 – June 22, 2011 (Bodega Bay, CA) This is the 12th Top 25 Influencers List we’ve published since the project began in late 2009. In that time we’ve drawn a variety of praise, fury, yawns, indifference and curiosity. The lists document a universe that is evolving over […]
Jay Cross is a champion of informal learning, web 2.0, and systems thinking. He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Full Bio Ridiculous Research Findings on Informal Learning by Jay Cross An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that […]
John Hollon takes a look at the miserable state of succession planning. Most companies don’t and the number who don’t is increasing. Savvy business leaders have noticed that the person in the succession plan rarely gets the job. That’s generally because succession planning is a theory and succession always happens at the wrong time and in the wrong circumstances. Those damned downturns and upturns in the economy play havoc with the best laid plans of mice and men.
Mental illness faced by 45% of Canadian workers, managers – Health – CBC News. This is from a conference board study that shows 1 in 10 currently suffering some form of mental illness and another 1/3 reporting past history. You can easily imagine that these numbers are understated. After all, mental illness is a pretty […]
This is worth a moment of your attention. From way outside the politics, this looks like a battle over whether the SHRM Board is supposed to be a Board of Directors or a representative body. It smacks of a culture in deep transition for cultural, political and technological reasons. It feels and smells just like newspaper boardrooms did in the late 1990s. It’s the non-profit version of the Board reform that is sweeping the private sector.
A Day Without Distraction: Lessons Learned from 12 Hrs of Forced Focus :: Tips :: The 99 Percent. What if you had to focus for at least 30 minutes on every single task that you did? Would it improve your productivity? Cal Newport takes hard focus for a test drive. Increasingly, Social Media has to […]
Top 100 Influencers v1.77: Trisha McFarlane Some people are at the hub of things actually getting done. The key to practical influence (which is the ability to get things done without authority or resources) is to occupy a position in the network that gets the most done with the least effort. Trisha McFarlane demonstrates an […]
Still, the puzzle of influence remains worth studying. As a tool, no HR professional can get their work done without knowing how to utilize influence. That’s what people in staff positions do. Folks with line responsibilities have power and authority. People on staff have responsibility and influence. (This, more than anything, is at the root of HR’s status in most organizations.)
Via Scoop.it – Transforming HRThe funny thing about Facebook is that it is turning our real friends into virtual friends. This week saw the rise of the “Facebook is a temporary phenomenon’ meme. This article had the funniest Headline. ”You can take it with you,” Facebook says. ”We are your passport to the past, your […]
Via Scoop.it – Influence and Social Network AnalysisThere is no line on the balance sheet for “ability to innovate” or “skill at managing brand.” Here is the Social Network Analysis Money Quote in this HArvard Businerss Review piece: Case in point, SNA conducted at Novartis helped reveal a pattern of communication — and the existence […]