Authority and Accountability

Jim recently asked LinkedIn’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Network Group: With the failure rate of IT projects so high, what should the CEO do about it? Here’s how I answered: Complications go hand-in-hand with complex projects. So, THAT a project runs into problems isn’t necessarily a bad thing – it’s often just an indicator of the …

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The LeadershipTraction Newsletter – October 2014

The October 2014 edition of the LeadershipTraction newsletter – What do you listen for? – is now on-line ➮ www.leadershiptraction.com/newsletter/2014-10.html. Enjoy! Click to subscribe. Newsletter Archives  ➮ www.leadershiptraction.com/newsletter1.  

Straight Nines

I don’t know much about horoscopes, but today’s caught my eye. Not because of what mine said – I’m a Gemini, which some might say explains a LOT! But because of what everyone’s said. Take a look – straight nines. Across the board! So if you need to ask someone for something, I suspect that today might be …

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Job-Embedded Professional Development

Kudos to friend and colleague Sally J. Zepeda, Professor in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy at the University of Georgia, on the release of her latest book, Job-Enabled Professional Development: Support, Collaboration, and Learning in Schools. Nicely done, Dr. Zepeda! And kudos to me for her including my F.O.C.U.S./F.R.A.M.E. Coaching Model in Chapter …

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