Eight Self-Transformation Tips That Can Transform Business - Slide 3

Email     |     Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Next Eight Self-Transformation Tips That Can Transform Business-3 Next

Business transformation begins with personal transformation. Recycling your usual skills only recycles your past. Only by recharging your leadership mojo — getting back to your basic beliefs and rediscovering your passion in light of a new reality — can you transform yourself and your company. Seeing the world as existing to serve you is obsolete. It’s not about you anymore; it’s about others you serve.

Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, and other social reformers had it right: They did not start out to be social reformers; they just wanted to make things right. They started with themselves, then their neighborhood, and then the world. So, mojo starts with you. You can change any circumstance if you change your view of the situation.

Previously, Don Tennant wrote about Mohan Nair, an IT guy who had written about a prerequisite for business transformation: that business leaders must give employees a cause to believe in. It turns out there’s a prerequisite for that prerequisite: If a business leader is going to transform his employees, he first needs to transform himself.

Nair, chief innovation officer at Cambia Health Solutions in Portland, Ore., is a computer scientist with a résumé that includes positions at Intel, Mentor Graphics and a few other IT companies. He’s also the author of “Strategic Business Transformation: The 7 Deadly Sins to Overcome,” and he’s come up with eight great tips on how to bring about that self-transformation.

More Slideshows:


Your Roadmap to Buying Business Software Seven steps to help you successfully navigate the business software buying process.

Six Steps to Prevent Mobile Malware Attacks Tips on how you can protect your smartphone from malware attacks.

Ten Steps to Successful Virtual Desktop Deployments for SMBs Key steps that have to be taken before the benefits of VDI can be realized.

 

Related Topics : A Big Market for Big Data Jobs, Midmarket CIO, IT Management Automation, SharePoint, Technology Markets

 
More Slideshows

Five9RemoteEmployees0x 5 Best Practices to Enable Remote Workers

Recent years have seen a significant increase in the remote workforce as developments in technology have given employees the freedom to work anywhere, anytime. ...  More >>

DataM62-190x128 10 Steps for a Proper Data Governance Plan

Establishing a digital governance plan can be a challenge, but with the right education and tools, the job can be made a lot simpler. ...  More >>

PlexxiITRoles0x IT Roles: The New Faces of Network Infrastructure

The newfound emphasis on tools and service integration is shaping a new crop of industry professionals — the actual faces behind the IT infrastructure. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.