You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.

— John Mason


Podcast Review: Gaining Credibility in a New Role by Herminia Ibarra (The HBR Channel Episodes)

Watch Gaining Credibility in a New Role | The HBR Channel Episodes | News & Politics Videos | Blip: “Gaining Credibility in a New Role
Herminia Ibarra, INSEAD professor, shares how she adopted behaviors that didn’t come naturally to find her voice in the classroom.”

Great one!

If you want to own the place, own the place. Show you are in charge. Put yourself in charge.

Applicable in all situations in life.

IBM to make corporate donation of US$1m to Japan’s relief and recovery effort

[Disclaimer: I am employed at IBM Belgium]

IBM will make an initial corporate donation of up to US$1 million in technology and services to Japan’s relief and recovery efforts. We are reaching out to major nonprofits and the public sector in Japan to determine how best to deploy this contribution and utilize the talents of IBM employees in Japan’s recovery.

IBMers worldwide also are encouraged to make cash donations to disaster relief organizations such as the Red Cross.

I am proud be an IBMer !

Corinne Miller’s QuestionBanks

From the ChangeThis blog, Corinne Miller’s Questionating brings a clever topic into the spotlight.

QuestionBanks are organized collections of thought-provoking questions, conveying expert—as well as diverse—thinking on a particular topic to inspire innovative solutions. QuestionBanks can be used anywhere decisions need to be made: new products and services, leadership, meeting and event planning, sales and marketing, strategic planning, etc.

What it takes to develop QuestionBanks:

  1. Identifying
  2. Collecting
  3. Organizing
  4. Refining

Source: ChangeThis – Questionating.pdf.