Tag: Bret Simmons

The Leadership Of Marc Benioff, CEO Of Salesforce.com

March 26, 2015 27 Comments
The Leadership Of Marc Benioff, CEO Of Salesforce.com

I have strong opinions about things like religion and politics, but I usually try to avoid expressing those online. Through my work, I have both the responsibility and the honor of serving people of every religion, political party, sexual orientation, race, age, etc. and I try very hard not to offend anyone with my own [...]

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Chances Lead To Choices Lead To Changes

February 24, 2015 4 Comments
Chances Lead To Choices Lead To Changes

I am the curator of TEDxUniversityofNevada.  It's one of the extra things I do in my role as an employee of the University of Nevada to try to be a good organizational citizen. Our third event was held on January 23, 2015, and it was a huge success - maybe our best effort so far. [...]

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Make Normal More Excellent

May 27, 2014 0 Comments
Make Normal More Excellent

I had the honor of speaking at the Big Ideas Lecture series sponsored by Colliers International, The University of Nevada, and The Nevada Museum of Art. I spoke about excellence, and in 45 minutes tried to weave together the most important points I make when I speak about leadership and social business. The video above [...]

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Book Review: Scaling Up Excellence By Bob Sutton And Huggy Rao

February 3, 2014 0 Comments
Book Review: Scaling Up Excellence By Bob Sutton And Huggy Rao

I'm a huge fan of Bob Sutton's evidence-based management body of work. I think his new book with Huggy Rao might be his best book yet. I certainly believe that Scaling Up Excellence: Getting To More Without Settling For Less is one of the best evidence-based management books I've ever read. I got my review [...]

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