It's one thing to grab the attention of your subordinates and evangelists. It is another to break through the onslaught of demands of people you need to enact change. Here's how to rise above the noise.
In the face of an uncertain economy, it is critical that nonprofits align themselves with current needs to ensure their relevancy, generating value appreciated both by the public and sponsors. That idea helped Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind match thousands of returning D.C.-area vets with job training and placement services.
If someone said that the greatest invention of the last 100 years was a machine, most would agree. You might be surprised, however, to learn which one—business guru Gary Hamel asserts that the greatest invention of the century was a different kind of machine. That honor, according to Hamel, goes to management.
It seems like it has taken forever, but someone has finally done to digital representation what Bezos did to retail, pulled together all the pieces of the puzzle and optimized all the moving parts. Al DiGuido, a long-time shaper and player in the digital marketing industry, is CEO of Zeta Interactive and is exerting his influence to make full service digital an operational reality.
Associations have been an American staple for 100+ years. Today their primary value proposition, bringing together like-minded professionals and providing them with the best education, professional networking, and advocacy to be found, is being disrupted by advances in technology and private sector competitors.
Today in Washington, DC, I am working with Steve Denning, author of "The Leaders' Guide to Radical Management." We are leading a collaborative workshop that portends the coming revolution in the workplace, Revolutionizing the World of Work.