Posts Categorized: accidental diminisher

Don’t be afraid of lack of experience, Liz Wiseman and Steve Rockwood say at RootsTech’s Innovator Summit

By Lottie Peterson Johnson
Originally Posted on deseretnews.com
February 8th, 2017

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SALT LAKE CITY — When Liz Wiseman was 24, she was asked to take on a job most people her age would quickly turn down because of lack of experience and confidence.

Only a year out of business school, Wiseman was asked to build a corporate university for Oracle, an online management training service. Her only qualification was that she “had recently been at a university,” Wiseman said during the 2017 RootsTech Innovator Summit opening session on Wednesday in the Salt Palace.

She faced many incredulous stares and skepticism … Read the rest

Liz Wiseman on Rocking Life like a Rookie

By Rhonda Lauritzen
Originally Posted on evalogue.life
February 8th, 2017

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Rookie Smarts: “Is it possible we are at our very best, when we know the very least? When we are rookies?” Liz Wiseman posed this question in her keynote address this morning. Her entire talk lit me up.

I have some personal experience being a rookie of late, after a big career shift from higher education to starting Evalogue.Life and telling people’s stories. After so many years of hard work, my day job finally got more comfortable, so I felt guilty giving it up for the thrill of building something … Read the rest

Liz Wiseman uses memes, viral video to teach Silicon Slopes attendees about leadership

By Herb Scribner
Originally Posted on deseretnews.com
January 20th, 2017

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Liz Wiseman didn’t let those in attendance at the Silicon Slopes summit fall asleep during her midmorning talk.

Instead, the president of the Wiseman Group, a leadership training company, spent her roughly 60 minutes on stage teaching about leadership with the help of memes, crowd surveys, person-to-person interaction and a rubber band-based game with a selected audience member.

Needless to say, the general session hall was buzzing with excitement during her speech.

Wiseman’s talk focused on how certain styles of leaderships could demoralize workers and when truly great leaders do … Read the rest

To Get Ahead, Figure Out Your Boss’ Biggest Challenge, And Solve It

By Whitney Johnson
Originally Posted on Forbes.com
January 2nd, 2017

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After the publication of the bestselling book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, and the launch of leadership research and development firm, The Wiseman Group, of which she is President, Liz Wiseman popped onto the scene as a leading management thinker, writer, speaker and trainer. She followed with Rookie Smarts: How Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work in 2014. Her leadership career follows 17 years of success at Oracle where she rose to become Vice President of Oracle University. How can we not love someone … Read the rest

Here’s the Leadership Strategy Nike’s CEO Uses to Make Employees Smarter

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November 14th, 2015

Nike is no stranger to Multipliers leadership. As a client of The Wiseman Group since 2011, it’s thrilling to see the lasting impact and success Multipliers can have when it’s infused into the leadership culture of an organization.

In 2013, Casey Lehner, Global Design Operations Director for Nike, won the Multiplier of the Year Award for business. When she was nominated, her co-workers said, “Casey empowers us to lean into the tension, take risks and iterate. Because she believes we are capable, we believe we are capable.” Almost three year later, Multipliers remains an extremely important part … Read the rest

Important Leadership Lessons – An Interview With Liz Wiseman by John Mattone

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November 7th, 2015

Last week, Liz Wiseman was interviewed by John Mattone as a part of the Expert Interview Series. The following is an excerpt from the article:

“We recently asked Liz Wiseman, best-selling author of Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work and Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, about her leadership philosophy. She said that the leader’s job is to focus the capability of the organization and set the challenge, adding that the best leaders bring out the best in others by creating an environment where people can contribute fully … Read the rest

How To Get Ahead At Work And Stay Happy: Liz Wiseman’s Interview On Fox Business

October 13th, 2015

Liz Wiseman stopped by Fox Business and Fox and Friends last week to discuss the Randstad survey on job satisfaction.

The Randstad study surveyed 11,000 workers and states that:
26% Left job due to lack of advancement.
23% Blamed low pay.
19% Left due to poor leadership.

Liz spoke with Fox and Friends host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on how to get ahead at work and stay happy!

2014 Multiplier of the Year Winners: Leadership Insights

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This February, The Wiseman Group concluded the prestigious 2014 Multiplier of the Year Award.

Now, for the first time in the history of the award, we are proud to present Multiplier of the Year Leadership Insights, two leadership essays written by the winners of this year’s contest.

These two captivating and passionate expositions, written by Susan Brown and Judy Levinsohn, are guaranteed to resonate not only with successful leaders, but help to provide insight for anyone on their own leadership journey.

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(Left) Business Winner: Susan Goss Brown, VP of Stores, U.S., Banana Republic
(Right) Education Winner: Judy Levinsohn,
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LDRLB Live Webinar: David Burkus and Liz Wiseman on Rookie Smarts

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By David Burkus

Originally published February 10th, 2015 in LDRLB.

David Burkus is passionate about leadership, innovation, and strategy. He’s made it his purpose to facilitate the transfer of good ideas and focused on filling that gap between what science knows and what we most often do.

Burkus is the author of The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies Generate Great Ideas and writes regularly for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, PsychologyToday and 99U. He is also the founder and host of LDRLB (pronounced “leader lab”…long story), a podcast that shares insights on leadership, innovation, and strategy.… Read the rest

The Leadership Power That Comes From Inexperience

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By First Round Review

Originally published February 9th, 2015 in Fast Company.

“In 1989, Liz Wiseman took her first job out of business school at a mid-size startup called Oracle. With no previous experience, she was recruited as a technical trainer, charged with teaching programming to all of the company’s new engineering recruits. She admits she barely knew what the company did, much less how to teach engineers. A year later, she was promoted to manage the training department and make CEO Larry Ellison’s vision for what he called “Oracle University” a reality. She was 24.

“I really didn’t … Read the rest