leadership

Jim Whitehurst's big idea: Effective leaders must operate as catalysts

Ron Wilder and Jim Whitehurst at Big Idea Forum
Every year, Marbles in downtown Raleigh holds their annual Big Idea Forum. The lunchtime discussion aims to highlight ways corporate and community...Read more

Innovation is a process

Innovation is a process
Innovation can happen by chance, without a determined effort or specific methodology. But when it does, it's more like luck than strategic progress...Read more

Webcast replay: Lessons learned for building open source communities

Webcast replay: Lessons learned for building open source communities
Chris Grams, partner and president of New Kind and author of The Ad-Free Brand , moderated our November 2011 Open Your World Forum webcast with Dries...Read more

Nine ways to identify natural leaders

The need to empower natural leaders isn’t an HR pipedream, it’s a competitive imperative. But before you can empower them, you have to find them. In...Read more

How to tell if you’re a natural leader

I’ll bet you know a natural leader. Maybe you are one. Maybe you’re a mom who started a support group for the parents of children with special needs...Read more

The M-word

When you ask children what they want to be when they are older, how many of them say they want to be a manager? I've certainly never met one who had...Read more

Open leadership, on demand

Every time there's an Open Your World Forum webcast, I mark my calendar. And every time, something comes up, and I miss the webcast. Fortunately for...Read more

Education Reform: What I want my children to learn

“The knowledge and information that my children are getting through the formal education system--is it good enough for them to face the rapid...Read more