Last spring, Jim Bradford , Dean of Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, interviewed me on my leadership philosophy and practice. … How social media fits into my role as a CEO and why I think it is critical to my company’s success.
How to Change a Dress Code Policy—in 24 Hours
Last week, in honor of our new dress code, I wore jeans every single day. I loved how much more productive I felt. I don’t know if it was the jeans per say or just the change of pace. Regardless, I like it.
Leading Powerful Conversations
But I am noticing that that a new model of leadership is taking root in many organizations, including our own here at Thomas Nelson. In this model, the leader’s primary role is to initiate conversations that bring out the best thinking of the tribe and direct those conversations toward a positive outcome.
Why Obama’s Faith Matters
Today is the official pub date for The Faith of Barack Obama by Stephen Mansfield. I am very excited about it’s publication. Of all the books about Obama that have been or will be published, this is the only one I know of that deals exclusively with his faith.
What I Have Learned in Four Years of Blogging
I have been blogging for four years. During this time, I have learned a good deal about blogging. I’m sure I still have a long way to go, but I thought I would summarize what I have learned so far.
The Executive Leadership Team
I created a top-level organizational chart that answers that question. You can double-click on the chart for a larger view.
I Have a New Job
Sam Moore, the former CEO, who had held the job for forty-seven years, will continue to serve as the Chairman of the Board…. At the Shareholders’ Meeting, Mr. Moore gave me a five-fold charge: Make your family your top priority and remain faithful to your wife.