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Collaborative Technology Leads to Collaborative Leadership

Collaborative Technology Leads to Collaborative Leadership | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
In my 2007 book Group Genius, I predicted that the organization of the future would drive innovation with collaboration. In the ten years since, this prediction has largely come true. Yesterday the Wall Street Journal described how several big companies have shifted to a more collaborative, more innovative organizational structure--enabled by collaborative software that didn't…

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10 Questions to Ask Every Senior Leader by @TeacherToolkit

10 Questions to Ask Every Senior Leader by @TeacherToolkit | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
When last did you reflect as a senior leader without prompt? This is a blog for every senior leader to reflect on their own school-leadership practice. Are you a reflective leader? If so, has this ...
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Scott McCloud on comics | Video on TED.com

Ken's Key Takeaway:

How to be successful in an innovative way:

Learn from Everyone

Follow No One

Watch for Patterns

Work Like Hell

 

 

TED Talks In this unmissable look at the magic of comics, Scott McCloud bends the presentation format into a cartoon-like experience, where colorful diversions whiz through childhood fascinations and imagined futures that our eyes can hear and touch.

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The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs by Harvard Business Review

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs by Harvard Business Review | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I love the story about motivating Larry Kenyon to reduce startup time by equating that shaving 10 seconds per user would equate to about 100 lifetimes of time not spent waiting for their computers to startup.

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Free Online College Courses | Virtual Professors

Free Online College Courses | Virtual Professors | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Watch the best free lectures, free online college courses, open course classes, plus other interesting and informative lectures online. Distance Learning.

 

Key: I like the notes that they provide with these videos.  KM

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30 Under 30 - Media - Forbes

30 Under 30 - Media - Forbes | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Today’s disruptors and tomorrow’s brightest stars from journalism and advertising.

 

Forbes Magazine's top 30 under 30 in digital media

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Do The Work!

Do The Work! | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

A great conversation about how to get things done when it is not easy or if you don't have the motivation.

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Adam Grant On Interviewing to Hire Trailblazers, Nonconformists and Originals

Adam Grant On Interviewing to Hire Trailblazers, Nonconformists and Originals | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Bestselling author Adam Grant follows up on his highly acclaimed book Originals with a set of interview questions needed to surface and select originals for your startup. Here's what to ask and how to find the nonconformists that will help propel your company forward.
Ken Morrison's insight:
I really enjoy Grant's point of view. He was a guest on Bloomberg TV a few weeks ago and I was impressed at how many questions he asked of the hosts and how comfortable he is simply saying that he does not know the answers to some of their questions.
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You Can Be A Leader, No Matter What

You Can Be A Leader, No Matter What | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
When I was in first grade, I used to always want to be the line leader in class. I would get fussy and sometimes even get into mischief when I wasn't the line leader. But my teacher Mrs. Flayton
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Dave Kerpen is gaining momentum as a a leadership Guru, his book "Likeable Business" is on my to-read list.  He sat down with LinkedIn's executive editor Dan Roth.  In the video I learned:

Listening and Storytelling are the two ways that he feels you can be a great leader (in your own way).  He says that 

He lists these two men as great leaders

Michael Dell - top listening CEO

Cary Chessick - writes five hand-written thank you cards every morning. He says that the physical and mental act of writing a thank you letter sets the tone for a wonderful day.

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The 5 C’s of Passion Driven Leadership | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

The 5 C’s of Passion Driven Leadership | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

Ken's Key Takeaway:

Angela Maiers leads the other PBL mission (Passion Based Learning).  Here is her overview of a recent talk to high school administrators.

From Article:

As you consider each of these passion driven principles,on any of these principles and practices which ones:

A – take immediate action on
C- consider letting go of, changing direction or course
T- devote the most time, talent, and resources to

 

 

 

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Solitude and Leadership

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"If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts"  A commencement speech given to West Point graduates about leadership, reading, and the potential dangers of social media.

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Killer Career Advice From Sheryl Sandberg and other Women Who Lead By Example

Killer Career Advice From Sheryl Sandberg and other Women Who Lead By Example | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

I'm not crazy about the title (or the linked article), but I like the content.
KM

It's been more than 100 years since 15,000 women marched through the streets of New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay, and voting rights, but how much progress have women really made in the workforce?

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Zuckerberg to Self: Stay Focused and Keep Shipping [PIC]

Zuckerberg to Self: Stay Focused and Keep Shipping [PIC] | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Zuckerberg just shared a picture of his desk at Facebook HQ on his Timeline with a simple message: “Stay Focused & Keep Shipping.”...
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Watch Steve Jobs brainstorm with the NeXT team in this fascinating video

Watch Steve Jobs brainstorm with the NeXT team in this fascinating video | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

The creation of NeXT and the sequential pivoting of the company from hardware to software to acquisition is one of the most fascinating episodes in the career of Steve Jobs. Unfortunately, ...


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Ken Morrison's comment, November 21, 2011 6:20 PM
Wow. Thank you for finding and share the gem! I did not realize the Paul Rand designed their logo. I am excited to learn more.
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axelletess's comment, November 21, 2011 6:56 PM
Thank you Ken ! Glad you like it. Indeed, it's a very interesting video to explore their creative process