When you think of a the family dinner table what do you think of? For me, it means: Everyone talking at the same time All sorts of interesting topics that can change course mid-conversation Laughter Honesty Debating, lots of debating People interrupting each other And an environment where we all contribute to the conversation. When… Read More Teamwork and the Family Dinner Table
As a believer in the insight of the employee when it comes to corporate strategy, product strategy, and even competitive strategy, an ESN can be leveraged into gathering the insight of your employees. Employees hold a wealth of ideas, information, and insight to help an organization grow in this very competitive market. In academic circles,… Read More How can an Enterprise Social Network help Build a Corporate Strategy?
In today’s competitive environment, organizations need to be innovative, efficient, retain great talent and continuously change and evolve. One key to success for an organization is understanding how to effectively go through the change management process. How can an Enterprise Social Network (ESN) help facilitate organizational change? Here are some best practices around change management… Read More Culture Change via a Social Network?
As I sit here, getting down to writing my blog about how Enterprise Social Networks can help us with our purpose, the phone rings. It’s my sister, calling with some difficult family news. As the journey of each of our lives proceeds, we just never know what is around the next corner. Each day I… Read More Can You Find Your Purpose in a Enterprise Social Network?
Leadership presence is when we motivate and inspire others. What is presence? Is it being fully available to others? Is it how we speak to and work with our teams? Presence is a little bit of all of these. I recently found a great definition of presence. Presence is a state that can be defined… Read More What Is Leadership Presence? Why Does It Matter?
Over the many jobs I have held, the many people I have interacted with, the one thing that impacted my own ability to question norms, contribute innovative ideas…was when the leader I was working with was not humble. In other words, when he/she was a ‘know it all’ and refused to listen to anyone else’s… Read More Its Not About You….Be Humble to Innovate
After coaching informally for years, I have decided to pursue my passion and start to coach. While working as a leader in marketing and product management in technology organizations, I spent much of my time in organizations mentoring, leading and informally coaching. After a series of ‘life events’, I decided to follow my passion of being a… Read More I Am Ready to Get Into the Arena and Coach