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Please Enlighten Me

by Carol Rozwell  |  February 23, 2017

I was having dinner the other evening in a dimly-lit restaurant. It was so dark, I had to use my flashlight app on the phone to read the menu. The...

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Positivity vs. Toxicity

by Carol Rozwell  |  May 16, 2016

So here I am sitting in the Orlando airport (and who hasn't been here) waiting for a flight. This time, the security lines were short and now I realize I...

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Starting Culture Change

by Carol Rozwell  |  June 12, 2014

There is a saying I heard many years ago about how to have the greatest impact when delivering a presentation. The advice is "tell them what you will tell them" "tell...

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Congratulations to the MIX Digital Freedom Challenge Winners

by Carol Rozwell  |  April 9, 2014

Over the past year I've had the pleasure of working with the dedicated folks at the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX) on the Digital Freedom Challenge.   'The challenge kicked off...

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Let Me Show You What I Mean

by Carol Rozwell  |  December 16, 2013

Last week while I was out visiting clients, I had the chance to meet with a newly-appointed CIO. We met in his office which was adorned with two huge white...

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Parents, you know this. They do what you do, not what you say!

by Carol Rozwell  |  November 5, 2013

Social apps are still seducing leaders of social initiatives. The seduction of social is simple (and alliterative): because Facebook can grow its adoption to over a billion people without seemingly...

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Are we clamping down on the wrong things?

by Carol Rozwell  |  September 24, 2013

I stayed at a hotel recently where the manager must have been very concerned about people stealing the irons. The hotel underwent a major renovation which included furnishing each room...

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The Boiled Leader – Digital Freedom at Work

by Carol Rozwell  |  September 11, 2013

Many of us who took natural science courses during our undergraduate work were exposed to the story of the boiled frog experiment. The experiment showed that a frog sitting in...

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Socially Centered Leadership and Technology. What do you think?

by Carol Rozwell  |  June 25, 2013

During 2012, I undertook a maverick research project with my Gartner colleague Debra Logan. We explored the evolution of leadership in a social world that we eventually called socially centered...

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Please don’t call me “human capital”

by Carol Rozwell  |  April 22, 2013

Have you ever been in one of those situations where it was very clear the person you were speaking with wasn’t listening to you? A simple example of what I...

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