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3 Wacky Leadership Tips that Might Just Help You Lead a Professionally Human Organization

 

By Kelly Vandever

I’ve led within large organizations and small. I’ve led in the military, in business, and on nonprofit boards.  I received my Masters in management science. I’ve read hundreds of books on the subject and taught leadership to managers from over 200 organizations.

Yet it’s still hard for me to capture in just a few words the essence of leadership.

Rather than go on and on about all the amazing things you could do to be the best leader you can be, we’ll discuss three wacky, unconventional things you can do that …

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Permission to Speak – The Leadership Blog for the Tech Industry – Mary K. Pratt Discusses Why IT Projects Still Fail

In this recording, Kelly Vandever interviews Mary K. Pratt.  Mary discusses what she discovered in researching for her CIO article, “Why IT Projects Still Fail.”  The teaser for the article reads, “Despite new methodologies and management techniques meant to head off spectacular failures, critical technical initiatives still fall flat at an alarming rate.”  In an age with Agile and DevOps, Mary shares what she’s learned from technology insiders about why IT projects still fail.

About Mary K. Pratt
Mary K. Pratt is freelance journalist who reports …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Jamie Sutherland Talks about Leadership Challenges in IT

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Jamie Sutherland

About Jamie Sutherland:
Jamie Sutherland is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Sonix where he drives their vision, strategy, and growth. His love for customers is only superseded by his affection for chocolate.  Prior to …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Kevin Monroe – Kevin Monroe Talks about the Navigating North Virtual Summit

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Kevin Monroe

Navigating North Virtual Summit:  Discover Your Purpose for Business and Life
Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 3, 2017

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Jackie Martin – Jackie Talks about Connection and Motivation at Work

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Jackie Martin

 
About Jackie Martin:
Jackie Martin is a keynote speaker, trainer, author, and the founder and Chief Motivational Officer of A Matter of Motivation, a business training and development firm focused on making change happen for …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Corey Kupfer on Building Authentic Relationships – Part 2

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Corey Kupfer

About Corey Kupfer:
Corey Kupfer is an expert strategist, dealmaker and business consultant with more than 30 years of professional negotiating experience as a successful entrepreneur, and attorney. The founder and president of Authentic Enterprises, and …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Corey Kupfer on Building Authentic Relationships – Part 1

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Corey Kupfer

About Corey Kupfer:
Corey Kupfer is an expert strategist, dealmaker and business consultant with more than 30 years of professional negotiating experience as a successful entrepreneur, and attorney. The founder and president of Authentic Enterprises, and …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Steve Cohn about the Link between Customer Experience and Employee Engagement

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Steve Cohn

About Steve Cohn:
Steve Cohn has helped thousands of companies, seminar participants and audience members create better and more successful relationships with customers, employees and each other during the past 18 years. He has shared his …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Colonel Jill Morgenthaler on Leadership and Trailblazing

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Colonel Jill Morgenthaler

About Colonel Jill Morgenthaler
Colonel Jill Morgenthaler is a woman of many firsts. She was one of the first women to enter an experimental class for women in the U.S. Army ROTC and train as an …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Dr. Elizabeth Morrison on Employee Voice & Encouraging Employees to Speak Up

Permission to Speak

Leadership Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Dr. Elizabeth Morrison

About Elizabeth Morrison:
Dr. Elizabeth Morrison is a Professor in the Management and Organizations Department, the ITT Harold Geneen Professor in Creative Management, and the Vice Dean of Faculty at the Stern School.

Dr. Morrison’s research …

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