Leadership Landmines – Managing By Exception #BBCCon

The keynote address at the BBC Convention was Leadership Landmines by Marty Clarke Marty is a funny, engaging, and dynamic speaker.  His book Leadership Land Mines! 8 Management Catastrophes and How to Avoid Them covers 8 of these landmines and he covered 2 in the talk The one I liked the most was "management by exception" - In short, his advice was "don't get derailed from big, good ideas because they aren't perfect. Every idea, no matter how great won't work 100% of the time. The examples he.

IIBA #BBCCON First impressions

I am currently at the Building Business Capabilities Conference (sponsored by the International Institute of Business Analysts).  I'll  try to cover some of the highlights in individual posts, but first I want to share some overall impressions. This is a good, mid sized conference.  There are more than 1,400 attendees, coming from more than 30 countries and 48 states.  (note - still trying to figure out the missing state  - I have met attendees from Hawaii and Idaho, so I am guessing Alaska and Montana) I understand that until it was called the "Business Rules Conference" until 2010 when IIBA joined in.