Just this week I was asked to contribute ideas for topics to be discussed during a national Twitter chat in for industry. Connecting the dots from something I have observed often within Extension work of Land Grant University faculty and staff, I suggested the topic: Impatience.
My reasoning behind the topic?
I recently finished this book by Peter Thiel. This is a book about learning and challenging status quo thinking.
My key takeaways:
Continue reading to review all my key take-aways from each chapter.
I recently finished this book by Austin Kleon. This is a book about stealing influence from other people. It caused me to ask myself these two questions:
Continue reading to review all my dictated note and take-aways from each chapter.
I recently finished this book by Austin Kleon. When I say "finish" I mean I read the whole book. I buy and skim several books a month, I read until I pick up what the author is putting down. Most books don't keep my attention, they have a great thesis, but they should have been blog posts or essays. I really like Kleon's writing, he's genuine and very creative. I encourage you to read this entire book. It's short and you will get so much out of it.
This book is all about how to influence others by letting them steal from you, for people who hate the very idea of self promotion...hey that's me! Continue reading to review all my dictated notes.
This is the fourth blog post where I share my contributions to the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Innovation Task Force's writing assignments. In this writing assignment I try to answer the question:
What do Extension administrators and professionals need to do in order to create a climate of innovation in those we serve?
Please read over my response and leave a comment below with your thoughts, critiques and insights. I believe in working out loud, if you read this post please let me know what you think.
I think and write about leadership.
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