Spirit of the New Workplace

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April 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Choose your medium wisely...technology, virtuality, and humanity thread

My friend and former colleague Stew Friedman has an approach called Total Leadership in which the emphasis is on finding "four-way wins," actions that are positive for work, self, family, and community.

Some of you may have read this book for our course, as it's been on the list for a few years now.

In his blog, he recently wrote about how to effectively choose from among… Continue

Added by Joe Harder on April 13, 2010 at 10:41am — No Comments

Leadership, organizational behavior, and eight to eleven year olds

For the second year I'm going to be managing an Upper Minors Little League team. Last year we had at least three forfeits due to lack of enough players, but this year we have a roster of fifteen.

At yesterday's practice, twelve made an appearance, and nine or ten seem to have some clue.

Managing playing time will be a challenge, but I will aim to communicate with every player individually, with the team as a whole, and will reward good efforts as well as good… Continue

Added by Joe Harder on April 1, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments


Suggested booklist

301 Ways to Have Fun at Work (or books of a similar bent)…


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