Tim Sanders's blog: Leadership and Influence
Using work as a platform to influence: The NBA // 04.03.2009
Basketball is going from orange to green.
This week, led by all-star Steve Nash, NBA is having it's first green week. To honor this, league officials have conducted what I call "the green re-imagine" exercise. Re-imagine your entire business operation as if green were the law OR the defining element of quality in the eyes of your customer.
They approached it with Reduce (Energy, waste), Reuse, Replace (organic... More »
Are layoffs socially responsible? // 12.11.2008
How many layoffs has Southwest Airlines had? Zero.
How many for SAS Institute. Same number.
Why? Both founders/CEOs are willing to do ANYTHING to avoid them. They don't see layoffs as a natural response to economic downturns, usually taken to please value investors on Wall Street. Southwest was a market rebel and SAS Institute stayed private.
In my view, socially responsible companies ... More »
The Law Of Abundance // 10.09.2008
Here's an excerpt from my new book, Saving The World At Work.
It is one of the key laws that change-the-world people live by. They do so especially during times of material scarcity. The law is always true, whether the market is booming or busting.
THE LAW OF ABUNDANCE
The Law of Abundance essentially states that there is always enough to go around. There are enough customers, enough talented... More »
Stand for something! // 07.12.2008
What do you stand for? What are you willing to fight for? What are you doing to make the world a better place? All of is need a personal mission that helps instruct us on the job, with family and in society. If you don't really stand for anything, why would anyone ever follow you, mentor you, or try to help you?
I stand for compassion. At work, in family life and now in our relationship with... More »
If not you, then who // 06.04.2008
Here's an excerpt from my Q/A after my keynote address at the Meeting Professionals International annual education conference in 2008.
The topic? If not you, then who? Who will do the right thing that needs to be done?More »
Talk the walk! // 05.25.2008
I was going to save this video clip (a rant on my part, shot off my deck in LA) for the book launch in September -- but I cannot contain the message! Please check out this video and pass it on. I'll likely repost it in September again. Talk the Walk Video ClipMore »
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