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03
Jan

Book Review – Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

Read Jason Porritt’s review of a new book called Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

Since, we don’t live or work in isolation, knowing how to work with others is important. Influence is an important skill when working with others. The framework in this book is a six-quadrant grid meant to help identify ways to influence key behaviors in ourselves and others.

The vertical axis includes three scopes: Personal, Social, and Structural. The horizontal axis includes Motivation and Ability. The intersections of these two axes create the six change strategies that the authors discuss in the book.

30
Aug

Strategy Execution: How Top Companies Get Ahead of the Competition and Stay There

An excellent article about characteristics that set top companies apart.

Leaders in top-performing companies appear to be particularly capable in five key areas.

  1. Managing Paradoxes
  2. Change Management
    • Model behaviors that support the change.
    • Have realistic objectives and milestones.
    • Don’t underestimate the resources required.
    • Maintain enthusiasm and excitement among employees.
  3. Practice Participative Leadership
  4. Lead by Example
  5. Work Effectively Across Organizational Boundaries