Leaders don’t have time to focus on what’s most important – vision, strategy & culture.
Today’s guest post is by my friend, Mike Figliuolo, co-author of Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (you can get your copy by clicking here). You can learn more about Mike and the book at the end of the post. Here’s Mike:
Erin joined your team about a year ago. She came in with many other candidates for a job opening and she impressed you in the interview. She was far and away the best candidate. You knew you would be lucky to get her to join your team. (more…)
Check out this inspiring profile of transitioning Green Beret Naron Bryan going through The Self-Reliant Leadership Crucible expedition in Moab, Utah with other business executives.
We started the day at the inspiring Dublin Castle where we had the privilege of hearing a presentation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Charlie Flanagan. The minister’s presentation basically put a bow on everything the student’s learned – leadership, entrepreneurship, the diaspora, the symbiotic relationship between all constituents in Ireland, and the importance of a connected and global economy. Kate Tyrrell once again took great care to make us truly feel, very welcome.
The students worked hard to finish all the projects, and they learned a ton thanks to the good people at iData, Startup Ireland, and Nuritas!
I had the privilege of speaking with three extraordinary leaders today thanks to my friend, Andrew Parish; and I encourage you to take a moment to learn more about each of them:
First day I have had to use an umbrella – if I could have since the winds were blustering in excess of 40 miles per hour!
On the drive from Belfast to Dublin, I was thinking how Ireland doesn’t feel like a place I visit. It feels like a place I live… once a year. I miss Europe being novel, but I’ll take that for how comfortable I feel here.
I was thinking about everything I’ve learned here, and what I really want the students to remember. So much of the material is a smattering of new research, and perspectives. (more…)
It’s been said that hope is not a strategy. Hope is “a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen.” During our Black Cab tour of the city, “hope” is the inspirational word one of the student’s wrote on the Peace Wall in Belfast today.
In Belfast, the students toured the Titanic dock and pump house, and then spent time with four entrepkremepeurial leaders: (more…)