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By Jim Taggart Jun 1 2014

Do You Know the Three “Cs” in a Social Media World?

We think a more open and connected world will create a stronger economy with more authentic businesses that build better products and services. We expect governments will become more responsive to issues and concerns raised directly by all their people rather than through intermediaries controlled b...
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By Jim Taggart May 26 2014

Are You Generating Transactions Or New Customers?

Once upon a time there was a CEO of a pet food company who wanted to increase his profits from making dog food. So he consulted the wisest men in his company, who all knew about developing computer programs that would analyze the nutrition needs of dogs and the nutrition content of various grains an...
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By Phil Dourado May 25 2014

Phil Recommends: Leadership Freak Have you seen it yet?

I love Dan Rockwell's Leadership Freak blog.I love Dan's proposition of "Empowering leaders 300 words at a time".And I love the clarity and elegance and relevance with which he executes that.Here's his latest: How to stop de-energizing the teamPhil DouradoLeadership Hub Founder, Curator, C...
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By Phil Dourado May 23 2014

Hub Article: How to be a lucky leader of a lucky team

Up from the Hub Archives There's a great post on luck over on the Harvard blogs by Anthony K. Tjan, who identifies, with his research colleague, seven factors that make you a lucky leader and warns against becoming disconnected from those factors when you become a successful executive - which is a c...
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By Jim Taggart May 19 2014

Redistributing Wealth in a Globalized Economy

In a recent post I introduced my new ebook Workforce of the Future: Building Change Adaptability, 2nd Edition. One of the four major forces that is changing society–and for the better–is the redistribution of wealth that has been accelerating over the past two decades. Western Europe, Great Britain...
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By Phil Dourado May 14 2014

Women lead everywhere (they just don't get recognized for it)

Tom Peters and others point out that skills and attributes that are traditionally seen as 'women's' attributes - are more suited for today's kind of leadership in a networked world. This clip aims to raise the profile a bit of all the women leaders who quietly go about their role, often without an o...
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By Jim Taggart May 12 2014

Why Arrogance Leads to Eventual Failure

As a human race, we tend to jump to conclusions and write off people who appear to have no hope. The same applies to companies, which are legal entities but nonetheless composed of living, breathing human beings. As a Canadian, who spent three decades with the federal government working on economic,...
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By Jim Taggart May 5 2014

Leading in a Multipolar World: Four Forces Shaping Society

When I released the first edition of this ebook just a few years ago, society had been through numerous upheavals in the span of less than a decade. From 911 to the 2008 financial meltdown and ensuing Great Recession to the Arab Spring of 2011, there seemed to be no end of socio-economic and geo-pol...
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By Gordon Tredgold May 1 2014

10 Great Leadership Questions

In my last post, I posted 10 Great Leadership Questions from which I think we can learn a lot about ourselves and our leadership styles. Today I provide my answers on those, and I hope that you find it of interest 1. What does being an “effective” or “successful” leader mean to you? I think that to...
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By Gordon Tredgold May 1 2014

Podcast - The New Leaders Challenge

Leadership Podcast The New Leaders Challenge When we are appointed leaders one of the many challenges we have to deal with, is how to handle those people who applied for the job we have just been give, but where unsuccessful. Gordon Tredgold FInsLM Visiting Professor Staffordshire Un...