Tailor Your Presentation to Fit the Culture – many of us managing global organizations often face communication challenges when implementing initiatives across multiple locations. This post discusses some of the deep cultural foundations behind that. I have to admit that I was skeptical before reading the post, but found it enlightening and worth sharing (Harvard Business Review Blogs Network)
Two Worlds Colliding: How LinkedIn Could Take On Salesforce – Considering how critical CRM systems are to every customer facing organization, what impact would supporting customers with additional linkedin input have? (Techcrunch)
Firestone Did What Governments Have Not: Stopped Ebola In Its Tracks – on preparation for crisis (NPR)
10 Ways to Spot Great Teachers (and Avoid Crummy Ones) – on what makes an excellent teaching experience (The Talent Code, link via FTWORKS).
Two articles about the current and future states of enterprise technology – The Future of Enterprise IT: An interview with Geoffrey Moore (CIO) and The Harsh Reality Of The New Enterprise World by Gainsight CEO, Nick Mehta (techcrunch) – articles offer distinct perspectives on the industry and are definitely worth your time