As I approach the end of the year, I have spent the past six months working in a number of leaderless teams for the first time in many years. Most of my career I have been part of teams with formal leaders or been in the role of team or project lead. As I have
A picture is worth a thousand words. All corporate communication needs to evoke emotion, tell a story, and convey information. As a product manager, I have encountered a few good visual displays of information and many poor visual displays. The images that seem to resonate with audiences are those which: Are accompanied by a story
How do you implement culture change? When you hear a leader say…..we are changing the culture from X to Y…does this work? Does this transform organizations? How about taking a different approach to change management? I reviewed an article by McKinsey which brought up excellent ideas for change management. (http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/organization/build_a_change_platform_not_a_change_program) First, it’s about empowerment. Encourage
As I watched this video last night at Northwestern’s MSLOC program, I thought about the implications for leadership and for building innovative products here at Kronos. As you look at the first few second of the video, you may think…who is that crazy guy dancing. But look what happens next. He has a first follower.