Books I Am Reading: Open Leadership

As I grapple with how social media – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc – is affecting how people do business, I’m keenly aware that leadership norms are changing and I must transform my skills to leverage the energy of employees to propel Northeast Delta Dental forward. Author Charlene Li says leaders must let go to gain more, and that giving up control is inevitable. NEDD has always managed via an open-door policy, embracing communication and trust to create a flat organization, but we can further tap into our valuable resources – employees and customers – by being completely open, authentic and transparent. The marketplace is demanding and enforcing a new openness. Reading this book will help anyone in business understand what it means to be open, the risks involved, how to do it strategically and how to try to manage it. I remain inspired to meet this challenge so that Northeast Delta Dental may continue to thrive and fulfill our core mission to promote good dental health for the citizens of our tri-states.
Open Leadership

Add to FacebookAdd to NewsvineAdd to DiggAdd to Del.icio.usAdd to StumbleuponAdd to RedditAdd to BlinklistAdd to TwitterAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Furl

About these ads
This entry was posted in General Comments. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s