Back to Basics: Leading like a Kid
Leadership

Back to Basics: Leading Like a Kid

Leadership - Back to Basics: Leading Like a Kid

Kids say the darnedest things. If you took your son or daughter into your office, what questions might they ask? They would ask the simplest questions about why you do what you do, what each tool does and how you go about each process. Would you have good answers for him or her? We often don’t stop to ask the fundamental questions that would challenge the status quo. We’re too focused on the strategy and the visionary end goal to ask the basics first or to find the waste in what we’re doing. So what would it take to build leaders and an entire organization that thought this way?

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Bob Baskerville, Chief Information Officer, Scripps Networks Interactive

Bob Baskerville Chief Information Officer, Scripps Networks Interactive Bob Baskerville was named the chief information officer for Scripps Networks Interactive in the fall of 2013, continuing his impressive tenure at the lifestyle me... More   View all posts

Kathy Edwards, Senior Lecturer Department of Management, University of Texas, McCombs Business School

Dr. Edwards is a Senior Lecturer in the Management Department of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She has taught in both the MBA and the Undergraduate Business programs for twelve years. She has also b... More   View all posts
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