Month: February 2013

Atrendia Friday Video 12 – Don Tapscott – Getting Beyond E-mail

In this McKinsey interview, Don Tapscott describes how we get beyond e-mail to the new social platforms.  He focuses on the central and compelling point that you don’t leverage knowledge through containerization, but through collaboration. Tapscott has authored or co-authored fourteen books on the application of technology in business and society. His 2006 book, Wikinomics:…

Atrendia Friday Video 11 – Itay Talgam – Lead like the great conductors

I LOVE this Ted video.  Many of you know that before becoming a consultant I conducted symphony orchestras, and it is from this musical tradition that I received most of my leadership skills and philosophy.  Itay Talgam perfectly captures the various ways that conductors lead musicians (employees) and he deftly illustrates how different forms of leadership…

Atrendia Friday Video 10 – Carly Fiorina (Former CEO of HP): Leadership and Capability

In this youtube video, Carly Fiorina speaks about how leadership is a combination of capability, collaboration and character.  She underlines that it is up to, and the responsibility of, leaders to drive change.  To take risks, to keep learning and to change the order of things are things that only leaders can do. Duration: 5:03 This…

Atrendia Friday Video 9 – Dr. Patrick Dixon – Leadership and motivation at work

In this youtube video, Dr Patrick Dixon speaks about leading by leading by helping people connect with their passion. We’ve all heard this message before in various books and speeches, so it is not that I hope to introduce something new but to inspire you to continue on this path and to rejuvenate your commitment…