Joesph Nye speaking at the Carnegie Council on situational leadership…
The leader who develops contextual intelligence is a lot like a surfer. It’s the person who knows that if you get up on your board too soon you’re going to tip over and if you fail to get up on the board until too late you’re going to miss the wave. And that sense of when you move and how you move, what’s the context is absolutely essential as a skill…”
More of my time is spent in Google Plus these days than ever before. It’s an invaluable space, as I’ve written before, for the socialisable tools Google has brigaded in there. Continue reading
+Markham Nolan (or maybe +Markham Nolan) gave what he thought was a truthful answer to that question at TED and it seems he has been getting heat for it ever since.
SO, what is truth? It’s both simple and complex. But it is not always relative: Continue reading
Brian Gentile guesting in Forbes magazine has a great outline of what Big Data, and it’s critical role in developing value in a post industrial business world..
“…land and labor have yielded to two more important factors – time and information. The third factor, capital, has been and will continue to be of primary importance in any Western-style, capitalistic economy.”
“Or perhaps more to the point, an enterprise’s ability to raise and efficiently deploy capital will continue in its historic prominence.”
From stone slate to silicon tablet and the importance of getting over a widespread platonic fear of the ‘digital mark’
It so happens that the generational progression in my family means that whilst my granddad started school in March 1879 in the first state school in his rural district, my youngest child has yet to start his formal education. So there’s 130 years between my son and my granddad’s first days at school. Continue reading
Today Hugh Linehan in the Irish Times today channels the commonplace American role of reader’s editor, taking on two of the papers most respected columnists, John Waters and Davy Adams. I think this goes in the lesson boxed marked write about you know (don’t write about what you don’t): Continue reading
Gavan Titley has it about right. Moral panic is about the best way to describe the latest outbreak of social media bashing in the Republic. The first political party in the south to take to the business of engaging online was Labour, as this report from Damien Mulley outlines. The first Twitter storm I witnessed was a spectacular one when Fianna Fail used Joe Rospers as blogger bait, and got burned for their efforts. Continue reading