A chat with Willie Favero DB2 for z/OS evangelist about is secrets for social media success With close to 6,000 RSS subscriptions and 14,000 to 15,000 hits a month, Willie Favero runs one of the top DB2 for z/OS blogs on the Internet. So when Willie talks … people listen. But it wasn’t always that […]
Trusted Experts engaged in social media are 135% more effective at generating leads The Practice of Effective Social Business Program Management Social gives you the ability to connect human beings with one another and ignite conversations around shared topics of interest relevant to your brands priorities. So if you’re thinking about social as just another […]
Build A Talent Magnet 20th-Century Myth: Humans are a Resource. Like any resource, to maximize profits they must be exploited. The company that manages its human capital most efficiently, most cost-effectively, will be most profitable. It’s simple math. Welcome to automation. Welcome to outsourcing. Welcome to eliminating positions and cramming the ex-employees’ work onto […]
Leaders, are you seeking sustainable success for your company? Half-measures and more of last year’s tread-worn best practices won’t get you there. If you truly mean to transform your company from “not bad” to “thriving,” take a page from CEO Vineet Nayar’s playbook with these not-so simple steps: Reinvent how leadership is done, starting with […]
I study fascinating organizations for a living, and there are about fifty of them our book, A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive. Want to know my hands-down favorite in a “this company really gets it” kind of way? It’s Valve, the maker of video games. Per employee, Valve is more profitable than […]
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 […]
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.