Monthly Archives: June 2010

Virtual Teams with Claire Sookman and Tom Schulte

How can you create more effective virtual teams?  I asked Claire Sookman of Virtual Team Builders, who has been studying and teaching virtual teams for ten years, and Tom Schulte of Recalibrate Professional Development, and the creator o…

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Virtual Teams and L2LRadio – Jun 25,2010

Claire Sookman – President of Virtual Team Builders (Toronto, Ont CA) – and Tom Schulte of Linked 2 Leadership discuss virtual teams.leadership | management | CEO | strategic | communication

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How the CEO can Create an Even More Engaging Work Environment

How can CEOs create an even more engaging work environment?  I asked David Witt, Program Director at The Ken Blanchard Companies.The Blanchard folks have done an enormous amount of research on this topic of workplace engagement. They’ve found some…

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Engaging Work Environment – Jun 18,2010

David Witt, Program Director at The Ken Blanchard Companies, tells how CEOs can create an even more engaging work environment.leadership | management | CEO | engaging | work environment

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The Thrust of Two Widows: How to Make Your Conflicts Constructive

In fencing, there is a maneuver called “the thrust of two widows” — where the fencers both lunge, neither blocks, and they each succeed in killing the other one. It’s generally considered something of a failure. Fencing students are warned against it…

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High Altitude Leadership – Jun 11,2010

Don Schmincke is said to provide “the most provocative and sensational view of business” of any author working today — we’ll find out why, and how his insights can help us all be better leaders.leadership | management | CEO | high altitude | coaching

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High Altitude Leadership

Is there a biological basis for leadership?  Yes, says Don Schmincke, mountain climber and author of the new book High Altitude Leadership.  Furthermore, the basics of leadership have not changed in the past thousand years and more.I believe …

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Management Rewired

The counter-intuitive nature of leadership and management has been a staple of contrarian authors for decades.  These include Alfie Kohn’s “Punished by Rewards” and Richard Farson’s “Management of the Absurd” to name just two.Now, Charles Jacobs p…

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Management Rewired – Surprising Lessons from Brain Science – Jun 04,2010

Charles Jacobs reveals the biggest lessons from his new book “Management Rewired: Why Feedback Doesn’t Work and Other Surprising Lessons from the Latest Brain Science.”leadership | management | ceo | brain science | feedback

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