Archive for May, 2007

The Learning Leader has moved

Posted on May 11, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

To those of you who would like to continue following this blog, I have moved here and renamed to “Leadership 101”. I felt it was a better name, and that it would be better to move the blog sooner rather then later. Thanks to all those who have been reading so far, and I hope you continue to read and share on the new site.

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Leadership Tip I Recently Re-Learned (2)

Posted on May 1, 2007. Filed under: Leadership Tips, Quotes |

In light of reading the article 10 Golden Lessons From Steve Jobs on the Ririan Project, I decided to read up a little on Steve Jobs myself. And I ran across this quote that reminded me of something I read before:

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
Steve Jobs

It reminded me that as a manager and a leader, one of my top priorities should be to remove as many obstacles to success for my team as I possibly can. Obstacles can be anything. Distraction, lack of resources, micromanagement, etc. My feeling is if I can provide them with all the tools they need, and the space they get things done, I’ve already accomplished a major part of my job.

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10 Golden Lessons From Steve Jobs (Borrowed)

Posted on May 1, 2007. Filed under: Leadership, Leadership Tips, Quotes |

I recently read this article on another blog and liked it so much, I contacted the author and asked if I could link his article to my site. Luckily, he agreed. This article was borrowed from Ririan Project. Check it out. He and I have similar interests. If you enjoy this site, chances are, you’ll enjoy his.


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