Archive | Culture & Leadership

Culture and leadership aren’t just two important aspects of the game – they are the game.

SagharTamaddon Walkntalk

WalknTalks are Catching On

Hello friends – I haven’t been writing that much on the Yes & Know blog partially because I am still recovering from the adrenaline rush that I got from speaking on the TED2013 stage. (almost over it now) Since sharing the press that came right out of the event, 3 new bits worth sharing. First,  More

People Can See You

Why People Listen to You, Follow You

He taught me so much. Not because of what he said, or even how close we were, but what he embodied. Jerry Witherspoon died of pancreatic cancer a few weeks back. I’ve been mourning his passing quite a bit and — to be entirely real — I’ve been a little surprised by this. You see,  More

Odesk Nilofer Merchant

Work 3.0: It's Not About Being in the Building

Talent is the single biggest lever of our organizations. We now have the ability to access talent regardless of where they are, and fundamentally independent of whether they work FOR YOU (vs. WITH YOU).  Odesk — a firm uniquely focused on decentralized work — interviewed me before the holidays, and one of their questions got  More

Odesk Nilofer Merchant

Work 3.0: It’s Not About Being in the Building

Talent is the single biggest lever of our organizations. We now have the ability to access talent regardless of where they are, and fundamentally independent of whether they work FOR YOU (vs. WITH YOU).  Odesk — a firm uniquely focused on decentralized work — interviewed me before the holidays, and one of their questions got  More

Power: it does not define you. You get to define it

Are You Giving Up Power?

When I spoke at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women’s Summit,  the first question asked in the room was this: “Doesn’t this Mean I am Giving up Power?” And I loved it. This is what women do: we dive into the heart of an issue so we can deal with directly. Just as surely as social boosts  More