Corporate Branding Digest, Dec. 3, 2014
Posted on December 3, 2014 by Havas PR
Can Better Workplace Leadership Solve America’s Healthcare Problem?
(Fast Company, 02.12.14)
The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country, yet we lag behind our peers. Could the answer to our health problems be at work?
JFK’s On-the-Brink Leadership Lessons
Fifty-two years ago, the Cuban Missile Crisis ended. For the preceding thirteen days, the world had teetered on the brink of the ultimate horror: nuclear war. How did things get to such a pass? The simple answer: a failure of leadership.
You Need a Community, Not a Network
(Harvard Business Review, 15.09.14)
The internet is great for spreading information and rallying crowds, but you can’t mobilize people to collaborate and create something of lasting value simply by connecting them via the web. To get serious results from a network, you need commitment and a continuity of relationships among the participants.
How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues
You talk about challenges and issues until you are blue in the face, but you still don’t get results. People promise they will do this or that, but they don’t. So you have a decision to make: “Do I bring up the tough issue, their lack of commitment, their poor performance—or not?”
“You have to trust in something—your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” —Steve Jobs