Archive for March, 2012

Leadership – How to foster disruptive innovation

March 30, 2012

A new year represents a chance to leave the past behind and pick up the leadership pace for a more prosperous future.  It’s the time for leaders to balance the tensions between units responsible for achieving high profit for today and units charged with creating more exciting businesses and products for tomorrow.

An inquiry from a finance company about disruptive innovation made me curious and led me to look around.  There are some local consultants who offer to relieve leaders of their concerns with strategic management towards a more predictable future, but there’s a dearth of enablers of truly disruptive innovation.

via Leadership – How to foster disruptive innovation.

March 5, 2012

Social Media Pearls


I had a wonderful encounter last week that I really need to write about. Now I am going to ask that you give me a little latitude –  I promise I will get to the point of this title.

I attended the HR.com virtual conference on Social Media and Employee Communications last week. I really enjoyed the presentation on WorkForce Intelligence and Social Analytics by Yvette Cameron. As usual, I tweeted a number of key points from the presentation  and because I was enjoying it so much- I shared how good it was in a tweet. This is what transpired:

Now isn’t that amazing!!

I tweeted what I thought about this webcast and I got a response from another attendee, Ms Lacey Loo, who was listening at the same time. I asked her if she too was enjoying the webcast which lead to a conversation via tweets. During this exchange, I…

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