Human Capital Strategies - January 2 to January 8
Happy Monday Everyone!
Welcome to the latest edition of Human Capital Strategies! Each week, we give you insight into the most interesting blog articles of the week. They will help you improve your most important asset, your people. This week, we look into leadership development, synergy, effective communication, culture and much more.
This week's segment provides the top 5 posts for the week of January 2 through January 8.
Enjoy, see you next Monday!
Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak Blog: The Secret Power of Destroying Secrets - Secrets are never good. Many organizations contain too many secrets, which creates a very negative culture. In this post, Dan explains the secret of destroying secrets. He also describes why people fear transparency, the power of transparency, and how to create transparency.
Mark Sanborn, Mark Sanborn’s Blog: 15 Things Emerging Leaders Need to Know - Everyday the Internet bombards people with leadership information. Mark does a great job at breaking it down. In this post he lists 15 things that leaders need to know.
Scott Williams, Big is the New Small: Dear Mr. & Mrs. Autocratic Leader, You Are Killing Your Team - Have you ever been stuck in a meeting with your employees, team members, and a BIG fat elephant sitting in the corner? It is an awful feeling isn’t it? In this post, Scott expresses his thoughts on the matter and explains how to tell if your organization’s culture is a “can’t speak” environment.
Shawn Murphy, Switch and Shift Blog: Unleashing People Potential - In this post, Shawn explains the shift in views of how organizations view their staff. The shift is from “bodies that produce an input to benefit the company” to “unleash people potential to grow them and the business.” Shawn further explains the differences of each. He states, “There’s a nuance between the two and it’s rooted in how managers view their relationship with employees.”
Lisa Petrilli, C Level Strategies Blog: How to be a Better Leader in 2012 - Lisa states, “There’s a role every single leader should play in 2012 if they genuinely want to lead highly productive, effective and successful teams during the course of the year-the synergist.” Lisa refers to the book The Synergist throughout her post.