The 3 C-Suites Least Likely to Be Social Who Could Be Key to Unlocking Its Benefits Leadership #leadership2015 What makes a great leader? That depends. Different times or situations demand different skills and styles. So what does leadership look like in a world with 3 billion people online, where 2 billion use social media and […]
To be successful in the social age, it will be the givers who’ll reap the rewards from the social channels. We ordinary people, through self-organization, are developing the extraordinary networks that will enable our best collaborations to deliver a world in which we will all flourish.
As counter-intuitive as this sounds—given the massive failure of global financial institutions and the despicable revelations about executive buyouts of CEOs whose actions sent companies into a downward spiral, much can be learned from failure. In fact, our very reluctance to admit that something is NOT working is one of the reasons for our current […]
No marketing tactic is more genuine, breeds more trust, and generates more new business than when employees themselves represent the brand. While many corporations intuitively understand this, they still struggle to make the leap. Learn how Sabre has taken it one step at a time.
Being rich doesn’t mean you’re wise, and it doesn’t mean you’re good. All it means for sure is that you’re rich. With that caveat firmly in place, let me share some of my favorite leadership tidbits. I’ve gathered these nuggets of wisdom from some of our most famous business leaders with the notion that you can […]
There’s a huge danger with sitting atop a corporate pyramid. The danger is that no one is going to tell you the truth in an open, honest, unfiltered way. A few leaders are lucky or wise enough to bring in outside consultants to perform this task. Most hire consultants who tell them their baby is beautiful, because that’s the type of info that gets you invited back.
Expertise -in the form of single workers or small firms – can come together for projects, all prosper, then part ways for the next project, and the next. I call it the nano corporation: self-assembling enterprises composed of many small, semi-autonomous units. And while I was listening to the radio on my morning drive, I heard a perfect example of this emerging trend from my former home of Boston.
A lot of the business leaders I’ve had the pleasure of working with over my career don’t actually worry measuring the ROI of being ethical. It used to amaze me when a leader would say, “We just want to do the right thing because it’s right, that’s all.” At first I was even skeptical, much to my embarrassment. But now I get it.
By Vidar Brekke in Career, Employee Advocacy, Original Post, Personal Branding, Social Business, Social Marketing, Today's Headliner No Comments Tags: employee advocacy, employee generated content, presonal brand, socbiz, social employee
In the age of social media, the most prominent face of a company may no longer be its homepage, or even its social media accounts. Rather, it is the collective impression left by employees as they expose their professional and personal lives via blogs and social networks. Sounds scary? It’s not. In fact, this is […]