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When developing the Think Different ad campaign, Lee Clow from Apple's agency TBWAChiatDay asked Steve Jobs to narrate the ad. Steve was reluctant initially because he didn't want people that viewed the ad to relate to him, but the Apple. He finally obliged but in the end, Apple choose to use Richard Dreyfus' voice. Featuring: Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin...
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From the power of presence to the power of voice, leadership expert and Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter discusses the process of making a difference in the world. Kanter uses the stories of great leaders and ordinary people to reveal the six success factors that are the keys to positive change, including lining up partnerships, managing the...
Founded on tenets of the 8-Step Process, Kotter International equips businesses with the means and method to transform themselves quickly, continuously and with powerful results. Create a Sense of Urgency Craft and use a significant opportunity as a means for exciting people to sign up to change their organization. Build a Guiding Coalition Assemble a group with the power and energy to lead...
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Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Here is a mismatch between what science knows and what business does. Here is what science knows: One: Those 20th century rewards, those motivators we think are a natural part...
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The film is based on William Shakespeare's play about a young king, Henry V, who inherited a war he did not want. One of the classic literary treatments of leadership, this speech shows an approach to leadership informed by certain assumptions about human motivation.
Check out the following two readings on collaborative leadership: 1. Phil Rabinowitz, “Section 11. Collaborative Leadership”, Community Toolbox, University of Kansas: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/leadership/leadership-ideas/collaborative-leadership/main It'll answer next questions: WHAT IS COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP? WHY PRACTICE COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP? WHEN IS COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP APPROPRIATE? WHO ARE REAL AND POTENTIAL COLLABORATIVE LEADERS? HOW DO YOU PRACTICE COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP?   2.Innocentive, “8 Differences between Traditional and Collaborative Leaders: http://blog.innocentive.com/2013/11/21/8-differences-between-traditional-and-collaborative-leaders/ It'll explain...
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This animated video describes the six universal Principles of Persuasion that have been scientifically proven to make you most effective as reported in Dr. Cialdini’s groundbreaking book, Influence. This video is narrated by Dr. Robert Cialdini and Steve Martin, CMCT (co-author of YES & The Small Big).
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Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context. Recorded...
Email Etiquette
Email can be an outstanding productivity tool or a waste of time. We all receive more than we want and are probably guilty of sending more than we should. This document is a set of guidelines intended to provide guidelines to maximize the advantages of using email as a communication tool. You can share it with your team and ask...
A To-Do List for Today’s Leader
Here's a 5-point to-do list from a real Leader Finding and retaining the best talent This is a hallmark of a great leader. You are only as good as the people you surround yourself with. Find the right people, retain the right people, and empower them to give their best. Making technology a competitive advantage Stop thinking of tech as a back-office, cost...