Sharing Power, Holding Expertise: The Future of Authority Revisited

Museum 2.0

Their questions made me think about a blog post I wrote in 2008, The Future of Authority. Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" It's a framework that museums can (and should) control, and there's power in platform management.

Fit At Last Book Author Insights

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book, Fit at Last: Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard's weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

Online Marketing For Busy Authors

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"There has never been a better time to be an author," says Fauzia Burke , "because for the first time authors have direct access to their readers. It's easy for authors to get lost. A website is an extension of a resume and it helps authors build trust with their readers.

Author Thomas Teal On Management Integrity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

TechNow Conference Keynote Aliza Sherman, Co-Author Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But most exciting of all is that my Happy Healthy Nonprofit co-author, Aliza Sherman, will be the featured keynote.She will share ideas in our book about self-care and avoiding burnout, especially the kind that is cause by technology use.

#CMAD 2017, Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator

SocialFish

We invited Rohit to apply some of his 2017 Trends to community management and a really insightful conversation ensued! CMAD 2017, Session 8: Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator from 5:00 Films & Media on Vimeo.

Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics. As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management.

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Step Up Book Authors Talk About Leadership And Leadership Moments

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”? Are the six leadership moments important for both managers and non-managers?

Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Rick Lindquist Millennial Rick Lindquist is making his mark in the business world and enjoying the success of his co-authored 2014 bestseller book, The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. What inspired you to co-author your book?

Step Up Book Co-Authors Answer Questions About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”? Are the six leadership moments important for both managers and non-managers?

Interview With Step Up Book Authors Evans And Foster

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book's two authors awhile back shared these insights with me: A Conversation with Henry Evans and Colm Foster, authors of Step Up What is a “leadership moment”? Are the six leadership moments important for both managers and non-managers?

Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q&A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

Bedtime Stories For Managers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Nights this month, unplug from your mobile phone and both enjoy and learn from Henry Mintzberg ’s 42 former blog posts compiled into his new book, Bedtime Stories for Managers. Some of my favorite takeaways are: Managers are important to the extent that they help other people be important.

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TechSoup Account Management 101: Authorized Agents

Tech Soup Blog

This blog post is part of an occasional series focused on managing accounts at TechSoup.org. So far, we've discussed registration, qualification, and updating your account and forum profiles. Watch for more posts to come!

Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With a great company culture , employees will be motivated, regardless of management presence or absence. Management Leadership Books Micah Solomon Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management General Management Skills Customer Service Customer Loyalty

Why And How to Manage Your Volunteer Program Professionally

Connection Cafe

All this makes their contribution invaluable, but just like with employees, they need to be managed professionally. So let’s take it step by step and look at why and how to manage your volunteer program professionally: 1. Delegation also involves the transfer of authority.

Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" And in a world where visitors want to create, remix, and interpret content messages on their own, museums can assume a new role of authority as "platforms" for those creations and recombinations.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

You need a social media management team to manage and monitor the social media campaigns. Tips on managing social media campaigns. After your company has successfully launched its social media marketing campaign, you need to allocate a budget for daily management of the campaign.

Leadership Thought From Author Roger Schwarz

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wise advice for leaders from author Roger Schwarz in his new book, Smart Leaders Smarter Teams : "You can express your own views as passionately as you want, as long as you''re equally curious about others'' views.".

Management Integrity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

Guest Post: Oh Snap! Experimenting with Open Authority in the Gallery

Museum 2.0

so I was intrigued when I heard about a recent success from Jeffrey Inscho, Web and Digital Media Manager at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. Visitor-contributed photos surround a collection piece in Carnegie Museum of Art's Oh Snap! project.

Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Author Paul Smith On "Why Tell Stories?"

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Management Leadership Books Employee Engagement Effective Leadership General Management Skills Storytelling

Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The second edition of Managing the Millennials is an important read. In this latest updated edition of the original 2009 book, the authors include new research and new real-world examples to assist you in: Making the most informed decisions on getting the most from twenty-something employees.

Great Leaders Grow. Guest Post By Author Ken Blanchard

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How to Evaluate Your Leadership Style By Ken Blanchard, Co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life Today, I'm going to give a short, one-question quiz. As originally published on "How We Lead" © 2012 Ken Blanchard, co-author of Great Leaders Grow: Becoming a Leader for Life.

New Follow Up Manager

VisionLink

To help call operators, case managers, outreach staff and others follow up with their clients and contacts even more efficiently and effectively, VisionLink has released an enhanced Followup Manager (creative name, yes?)

Successful IT Volunteer Management

Idealware

Those are real concerns, but with smart management, there is more opportunity than ever to engage skilled technology volunteers—individuals want to do meaningful work and companies are learning that they truly can do well by doing good. Quick Tips for Successful IT Volunteer Management.

My Favorites: Moral Of The Story From Author Harvey Mackay

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I''m a big fan of best-selling author Harvey Mackay. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Harvey Mackay He writes about business, sales and leadership and typically ends his articles with a moral of the story.

Author Neil Smith On Urgency, Change And Facts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In their book, Millennials Who Manage , authors Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart explain that there are nine managerial competencies essential to managing Millennials.

Managers Versus Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's thought from author John Blakey: Managers manage. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management John Blakey Leadership ManagementLeaders anticipate.

The Supermanager Author Interview: Greg Blencoe

Eric Jacobsen Blog

It''s a valuable, quick, easy-to-read book for a new manager or leader, and a solid read for existing leaders and managers who just need a reminder of Blencoe''s Supermanager''s Seven Principles. They affect employees, managers, business owners, and customers.

Fit At Last. Interview With Author Tim Kearin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The new book, Fit at Last - Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard''s weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have

TechImpact

However, nonprofit technology is booming and your organization might be looking for a more sustainable, automated management solution. Authorization. Who manages the database? Industry News Database CRM database management donors fundraising it

Author Branham On Trust, Exit Interviews And Why Employees Leave

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Over the past year, 1,000 people who left an employer told author Leigh Branham the reasons for why they left. Yes, it's all about the manager, but it's the senior leaders who set the tone and culture and the example for managers to follow.

Integrity In Management Means This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

Author Jesse Sostrin Talks About His Book, Beyond The Job Description

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Question And Answer with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions? Question : How can managers help employees achieve this?

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his new book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

Interview with "Cloud Surfing" Author Thomas Koulopoulos

Tech Soup Blog

He is the author of the popular Less-Is-More Blog on the People-OntheGo.com website. Do you believe that the risk is well-managed now, and that success outweighs the risk? It's no longer about just managing risk, it's about accepting it with open arms.

Take Command -- How To Be A First Responder In Business (Interview With Author Jake Wood)

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Crown Publishing Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Jake Wood Leadership Leadership Books Rubicon Take Command Take Command Book Tea October 14 brings a powerful new book full of leadership lessons for " how to be a first responder in business."