If you’re trying to get your entire body wet, staying in the shallow end of the pool isn’t going to get the job done, no matter how long you stand there. Nor will showing up to participate in your CEO
Leon Shapiro is the coauthor of The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership, Growth & Success and a director at The Advisory Board Company, a global research, technology and consulting firm that partners with more than
Talking about the value of our peers in business and in life can be entertaining as well as informative. Enjoy this short video and then tell me that who you surround yourself with doesn’t matter! 😉
Later this week, I look forward to having my coauthor Leon Shapiro join me as my guest on the Year of the Peer Podcast with Leo Bottary, as we mark the one-year anniversary of the launch of The Power of
Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Emeritus Professor of Education at Stanford University. Last year, she became the founding president for the Learning Policy Institute, which conducts and communicates independent, high quality research to improve education policy and practice.
One could argue that the most recent findings of the Edelman Trust Barometer suggest that our peers have never mattered more than they do today. The growing influence of our peers has been evident since Edelman reported that trust shifted
Laura Goodrich is an internationally recognized expert in workplace dynamics and relationships. Her global perspective on business and change has earned her the reputation as a “team fixer” and as someone who can create positive outcomes in any workplace situation.
A number of years ago, I saw Cirque du Soleil perform Ka` at the MGM Grand. I didn’t know a great deal about the show until reading about it after the performance. The LA Times review confirmed my belief that
In workshops I’ve been conducting with CEO and executive peer groups across the country recently, group members are challenged to assess their overall performance (and develop an action plan for improvement) using the five factors common to high performing peer
Etienne Wenger-Trayner is a globally recognized thought leader in the field of social learning and communities of practice. He has authored and co-authored seminal articles and books including Situated Learning, where the term “community of practice” was coined; Cultivating Communities