CloseUp with Eileen McDargh

April 25, 2017 | Book Club, CloseUp

When you meet with someone whose professional title is “Chief Energy Officer,” you know you’re dealing with a person who’s tough to keep down. Eileen McDargh has made a career out of helping people not just bounce back but bounce upward and onward. In the #LeadersRead featured book for April, Your Resiliency GPS: A Guide more

Resiliency: A Key to Engagement

April 18, 2017 | Book Club, Employee Engagement

Turn the key in your car’s ignition and you engage the motor. Perhaps. If it’s a bad connection, the battery drains and you’re stuck calling AAA or Lyft. But if it’s a good connection, a spark flies and you’re on your merry way. Let’s use the same analogy but in human terms. First, a re-definition more

A GPS for Life and Work – Understanding Your Resiliency Growth Potential Strategy

March 30, 2017 | Book Club

In life and work, every one faces challenges. Whether big or little, they require you to make a series of choices and actions that will lead you forward. Yet, how many times have you been faced with an obstacle – at home or work – that made you question or fear your next choice of more

Tweetchat to Examine How to Lead Gracefully with Confidence, Authenticity and Effectiveness

October 17, 2016 | Book Club

Are you as a leader born or made? I’d challenge that the more “made” you are, the higher your rate of success may be. “Made” doesn’t mean being inauthentic; it’s rather the culmination of your work and life experiences that helps to shape who you are and what you become. Let’s focus in on leadership. more

CloseUp with Monique Svazlian Tallon

October 13, 2016 | Book Club, CloseUp

The current election season in the US has put women’s rights in the spotlight, with candidates talking about issues such as equal pay for equal work. Shining a light on these issues has been the career work of Monique Svazlian Tallon, author of this month’s Social Business Book Club selection, Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide more

Why It’s Time to Experiment with Lean Enterprise

May 9, 2016 | Book Club

By Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky and Barry O’Reilly The use of software and digital services has exploded. It is now possible to build, evolve, and scale new products and services rapidly with little capital investment using technology and software. Startups target lucrative high-margin services, slowly eroding the profits of large enterprises that are unable to more

Social Business Book Club Authors Empower Organizations to Innovate Quickly at Scale

April 28, 2016 | Book Club

May is almost here, which means our next Social Business Book Club Tweetchat is around the corner! This month we’re thankful to have guest authors Jez Humble, Joanne Molesky, and Barry O’Reilly of Lean Enterprise: How High Performance Organizations Innovate at Scale on Tuesday, May 10th at 1 PM ET. They’ll share with you how more

Disruption Is Coming – What Can You Do about It?

April 13, 2016 | Book Club

Whether by design or circumstance, every business will eventually get disrupted. You have the next big idea and have been tenacious enough to get funded. Your insights and drive have given you a huge lead on competitors who are too slow to realize how much the market is changing and how obsolete their products have more

CloseUp with Terri Griffith

March 22, 2016 | Book Club

Meet Terri Griffith, Associate Dean of Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business and author of the award-winning book The Plugged-In Manager. She has studied and helped people and organizations all over the world improve how they mix technology, knowledge, skills and more to improve the way we work as individuals and as teams. Be more