Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Danger of Digital Isolation

In this morning's briefings, this headline caught my attention - just as they wanted. The lead-in... "Communication technology can make leaders "more current and knowledgeable," but James Champy writes that he sees the potential for plugged-in leaders to become more distracted and remote. A sense of connection can be deceiving, he warns: "Technology, in the hands of unskilled leaders, can create distance, and even a false sense of security." This linked to Harvard Business Review online/Imagining the Future of Leadership blog (

I find this interesting because the term leader is so loosely used in today's workforce.

Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not?

Leadership Sabotage: Intentional or Not?

Well written with very good insights and red flags to observe. Worth the read.