I’ve always liked this story as an analogy of how to lead. I’ve ever been able to find a good image of it though so I decided to have a go at creating one.
As always there’s something quite beneficial in being able to learn from someone like Steven Sinofsky’s experience. http://blog.learningbyshipping.com/2013/04/29/using-meetings-to-be-more-effective/
An interesting article by Mark Hatchman on some of the many things that Microsoft is doing right http://readwrite.com/2013/04/10/9-things-microsoft-does-right
One of my friends was describing to me an experience that they had with their General Manager recently. They have just received a new Regional Manager and were asked by them to prepare a presentation on their business. Obviously at any level being asked to prepare a presentation for ‘management’ is a big deal. We did something […]
Very interesting article from the Founder of Threadless. Probably a pretty good guy to listen to on crowd sourcing. I also like his shirt. 🙂 http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130405192155-44129858-on-crowdsourcing-don-t-generalize-the-crowd
I figure you can only believe about half of what you read about people at most. Anyone commenting on your leadership style is probably going to have a similar view to people commenting on your technical support offering, i.e. 90% is going to be about what you could have done better. I read a lot […]
I’m a big fan of the MMO as a learning environment concept. Unfortunately with the demise of Second life as a valid product things have slowed down in this space. Hopefully some of the Windows 8 equipment we see coming out will provide a new platform for this type of collaboration http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130305051047-21564708-what-i-learned-about-the-real-world-as-an-avatar