Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders | Video on TED.com

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions — and offers 3 powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite. (Lectie de Leadership pentru femei.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

And the debate rages on!  Sheryl Sandberg suggests, among other reasons, that women themselves may hold some responsibility for not stepping up to the table of leadership. (I’m just paraphrasing here, don’t shoot the messenger please.)  This TEDtalk is a worthy use of your time before your start your leadership day.

See on www.ted.com

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The Keys to a Great Nonprofit CEO/Board Relationship

It’s almost Halloween, so I guess it’s understandable that I have thoughts of costumes, fun and the land of make believe on my mind.  So why not take that a next step, beyond the costumes and candy and straight to the superpowers I would have if,…

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“Costumes, fun, and the land of make believe.”  Rachel Hutchisson lists the core needs to build a good relationship between boards and their CEO/E.D..

See on www.npengage.com

What Leaders Can Learn From Jerry Seinfeld

Achievers at the highest level have several things in common. Today, I want to talk about one of those traits, one that, when practiced as a leader, has a multiplier effect. Let me start with some …

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This article speaks to the concept of mastery.  In order to master something, and find success with it, you have to create a system of practice.  That practice must be a daily ritual that is part of your fabric.  Doing so creates the neural pathways in your brain that increasingly make the task easier.  The author uses Jerry Seinfeld as one example of mastery at work.

See on blog.kevineikenberry.com

Nonprofit raises awareness and acceptance through documentaries – KCTV Kansas City

Nonprofit raises awareness and acceptance through documentaries
KCTV Kansas City
A nonprofit Kansas City filmmaker is helping children with cancer, autism and Down Syndrome explain their condition to their young friends and classmates using film.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Such an effective story-telling method!  And we know already that telling our stories is the best way to attract funding.

See on www.kctv5.com

The Unlikely Network at the Core of Your Brain’s Internet – Wired Science

But a growing body of evidence suggests that a network of highly interlinked brain regions exists that could prove essential in facilitating higher-order tasks. This collection of highly connected hubs has been dubbed the “rich club” network because it resembles groups of well-connected individuals, such as Ivy League alumni organizations, that help others meet and exchange information.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Ah, brain research.  That’s what it’s all about right!?  This story from wired tells us about a newly discovered “network” at the core of our brain.  It’s called the “Rich Club.”  If you have to ask, you can’t afford to join.

See on www.wired.com