“There’s no way to institutionalize or “corporatize” niceness…. It has to come from the top, and from there it will filter down…”
We live in a world where information travels quickly and powerfully. Nothing happens—good or bad—without the world knowing it. In his book Nice Companies Finish First: Why Cutthroat Management is over—and Collaboration Is In, author Peter Shankman shows how famously nice executives, entrepreneurs, and companies are setting the standard for success in this new world. He goes in-depth with nine hallmarks of effective leadership.
According to the late comedian George Carlin, “Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” I have shared this statement with thousands of employees in many different companies and industries in...
I’m drawing together my ideas around Social Leadership to create a series of models and expand it into a book. Today i’m presenting a first draft of the top level model (i expect this to be the first iteration of many…). The NET model explores three dimensions for Social Leadership. This model looks across the skills and behaviours i’ve already introduced and groups them into three dimensions that we need to master: Narrative, Engagement and Technology.