Category Archives: smarter-leaders

Five Actions for Happiness with Tal Ben-Shahar

As we give thanks during the Holidays.  Tal Ben-Shahar,  has five reminders to take action on, not only during the holidays but though out the year.  Tal Ben-Shahar is an author and lecturer.  He taught two of the largest classes … Continue reading

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Cutting through Organizational Silos. Applying Social Business to how you work, connect, collaborate and lead within the enterprise!

These days “social business” is an expected skill that is part of your job, but what does that really mean? Let’s focus on one aspect: Does it mean to create yet another private community and invite some chosen colleagues to … Continue reading

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I am not looking for a new job, why should I update my LinkedIn profile?

I think that myth that if you update your LinkedIn profile means you are looking for a new job has now passed.  Yes, there are recruiters looking through LinkedIn, but so are customers, colleagues and potential new opportunities.   Before you know … Continue reading

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A critical resource in building your reputation and brand within your organization – your colleagues.

Last week, I had the honor and pleasure of serving as a mentor at the IBM Toronto’s Women’s Mentoring event.  The event allowed the participants the opportunity to ask all types of  questions about various aspects of their work and careers, within … Continue reading

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How Social Business is revolutionizing the way we interact at work!

Here’s a summary table I put together to show how we can work more effectively using social tools for common work tasks.  Thanking Colleagues Common Approach Results Send thank you e-mail Copy everyone on e-mail Forward to team and manager … Continue reading

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Twitter Chat – What’s coming up at IBM InterConnect! Will you join to ask questions and participate in the chat?

I am planning to participate in a Twitter Chat about #IBMInterconnect: September 27th, 9 p.m.- 10 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) IBM InterConnect 2012 is a new and unique event to provide you with opportunities to meet and collaborate with business and … Continue reading

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Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to … Continue reading

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