Thought leadership and management are fundamentally different mindsets. So why do research-driven organizations keep putting their thought leaders in heavy management roles?Read More
Every research-driven organization should be investing in improving their research staff’s communications skills — that’s a no-brainer. But doing science communications alone is isn’t enough — like bringing a knife to the gunfight of the attention economy.Read More
If the term “thought leadership” still gives you the willies, try the definition a scientist who works for a global NGO told me he uses: As an early warning system of actionable intelligence for the world.Read More
Part 2 of my conversation with Philip Morgan: my black box for evaluating thought leaders and thought leading organizations, and the best ways I know to brainstorm and road test your thought leadership ideas.Read More
Here's Part 1 of my chat with positioning expert Philip Morgan on the value of thought leadership to research-driven organizations on Philip's "The Consulting Pipeline Podcast." Many thanks to Philip for the conversation.Read More
Is research thought leadership a precious metal in your organization — often discovered by accident and as likely to grow through your organization as gold through alchemy? Or is it a renewable resource and your organization the ecosystem producing it? Review these nine habits to tell where you’re at.Read More
The original Trojan horse was designed by the Greeks to deceive and undermine their enemy, the Trojans. Trojan-horse thought leadership just deceives and undermines the people who write it. It isn’t intentionally deceptive. But it doesn’t provide what it promises. And it corrodes your expert standing like battery acid.