Leadership “experts” list dozens of characteristics that they say are important for successful leaders. Many lists overlap, but I think they really come from the experiences and observations of the writers. One former senior level political appointee, Linda Springer, recently observed that a common set of successful characteristics private sector – being decisive, directive, and… Read more »
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It seems everywhere I’ve worked, this always comes up. What are your thoughts? Should Human Resources approach employees for “donations”, or to “volunteer” money for company/agency events? Does it resemble coersion? Do you feel that when HR asks, you’ve gotta give?
Bradley Manning is the U.S. Army private who is accused of leaking information to the website Wikileaks. I have been sorting out my feelings on the Wikileaks controversy, torn between a desire for openness and freedom versus a desire for America’s Government to be able to operate securely and effectively. I have quickly begun to… Read more »
Government and the private sector had a famous competion to see who could map the human genome. Now we have social media helping both with runnaway oil in the Gulf area. People are providing observations and also solution ideas for the crisis. For example, Gulfcoastspill.com has been setup to help. The site was developed with… Read more »