. . . . or that of the 20 other invitees! Does this sound and feel familiar? If not, I would like to know where you work because they have cracked the code that seems to have escaped MOST companies / organizations. Most of our clients are looking for ways to cut out waste.
I read an interview with Sylvia Anne Hewlett, author of Forget a Mentor – Find a Sponsor which I thought was a perfect spin off to my last post – Do You have a “Challenger in Chief”? . In this interview Ms. Hewlett describes the difference between a mentor and a sponsor – “In short, mentors advise; sponsors act”.
There is a fascinating article in Forbes by Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn, that examines the current situation with Snowden/NSA from a totally different perspective – and a perspective that we at TMG heartily endorse and those that have been through our Strategic Sourcing & Supply Chain “U”…
I recently read a Forbes’ article, “America’s Most Disliked Athletes”, after reading this I came away disillusioned with people we put on pedestals. I am one of those “baby boomers” who continues to shake his head upon hearing of so many “admired” sports heroes who have fallen from grace. Just in the last few years we have been stunned to hear about baseball players using illegal drugs…..Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong. Lance is likely the poster child for our societies fall from basic principles I grew up with, Honesty, Trust, Accountability and Respect.