My Apology to Dr. Michael Haynie

January 26, 2014 21 Comments
My Apology to Dr. Michael Haynie

I am the producer of TEDxUniversityofNevada. Our most recent event was Friday, January 24, 2014. Our speakers and my team did a great job, and the event was a big success. Yet there was one failure. Dr. Michael Haynie was delivering a brilliant talk about our nation’s veterans when his slides began to advance without [...]

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It Takes Character And Courage To Confront Our Integrity Gaps

December 31, 2013 2 Comments
It Takes Character And Courage To Confront Our Integrity Gaps

This brilliant short video was posted on the TEDxYouTube site recently. The talk was delivered at TEDxTelAvivWomen 2013. I strongly encourage you to watch it to the very end. In telling the story about her struggle to reconcile with the man who killed her son, Robi Damelin provides an excellent illustration of Advanced Change Theory [...]

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Myths Of Creativity: My Interview With David Burkus

November 19, 2013 4 Comments
Myths Of Creativity: My Interview With David Burkus

I’ve recommended the new book The Myths of Creativity by David Burkus, so I’m happy to also share with you the following interview with David: How did you become interested in creativity? I became interested in creativity and innovation as an offshoot of leadership. I started to research what characteristics the most innovative companies and [...]

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Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are [...]

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