As I wrote in my review of Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer’s book Leadership B.S., leadership advice that is actually effective is in short-supply among the tens of thousands of leadership books. Deborah Liu‘s new book, Take Back Your Power: 10 New Rules for Women at Work is one of the rare few that offers evidence-based, practical,… Continue reading Take Back Your Power by Deb Liu (Book Review)
An Example of Respectfully Declining a Meeting at Work That is Already in Your Calendar
Here is an example of how to respectfully decline a meeting to make time to work on a higher priority. We occasionally find ourselves in meetings when our time could be better spent doing something else of greater value. I previously wrote about how to respond to and politely decline meeting invitations. This post is about… Continue reading An Example of Respectfully Declining a Meeting at Work That is Already in Your Calendar
Leadership B.S. by Stanford University Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer (Book Review)
Many books on leadership are like fairy tales: Inspiring, but misleading about leadership that is actually effective in our real world. Real leadership — i.e. leadership based on evidence and science, and thus statistically more likely be effective in practice — is less commonly found in leadership teachings. Instead, what we often hear is “feel good… Continue reading Leadership B.S. by Stanford University Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer (Book Review)
Fastly’s Altitude Summit
Rajiv spoke at Fastly‘s Altitude 2016 Summit in San Francisco. #Altitude2016 was a full day conference featuring technical content and idea sharing about the edge, web performance and content delivery from industry experts. Rajiv spoke from his personal knowledge of a CTO’s role in getting, maintaining, and developing buy-in for infrastructure engineering projects from business stakeholders. Here is… Continue reading Fastly’s Altitude Summit
Why Data Breaches Don’t Hurt Stock Prices (Harvard Business Review)
If you are a CEO, CFO, corporate board member or investor, the article Why Data Breaches Don’t Hurt Stock Prices published on Harvard Business Review by Elena Kvochko and Rajiv Pant may be of interest to you.
Cyber Resilience Towards the Quantification of Cyber Security Threats
The World Economic Forum and its partners have developed and shared a way for organizations to calculate the impact of cyber security threats. The framework, called cyber value-at-risk comes at a time when cyberattacks are increasing in velocity and intensity, and when 90% of companies worldwide recognize they are insufficiently prepared to protect themselves against them. Download the… Continue reading Cyber Resilience Towards the Quantification of Cyber Security Threats
9 Reasons Why News Media Web Sites Should Consider Moving to HTTPS in 2015
If you work in news media and are interested in technology, you may enjoy my article listing 9 Reasons Why News Media Web Sites Should Consider Moving to HTTPS in 2015. I co-authored it with Eitan Konigsburg and Elena Kvochko, two colleagues with expertise, deep knowledge and passion for cyber security, privacy and technology.
It is published on the Times Open Blog maintained by the Software Engineering Team at The New York Times.
My personal Web site, rajiv.com is served exclusively on HTTPS thanks to CloudFlare.
Why investors should care about cyber security breaches
If you are interested in business, technology, and cyber security, you may enjoy my article about why investors should care about cyber security breaches. I co-authored it with Elena Kvochko, a leader in the field of cyber resilience.
3-5-7 Meeting Format for Weekly Staff Meetings
If you are the manager of a team of people at your job, here is a format we suggest for running your staff meetings. We call it the 3-5-7 format because of its convention of giving 3 to 5 minutes per person to answer 7 questions. This system assumes that you have fewer than ten direct… Continue reading 3-5-7 Meeting Format for Weekly Staff Meetings
Posted Signs for Productive Meetings
You can post these slides as signs in your meeting rooms and offices or include them at the start of your presentations. You can also open the original Google Slides document to print or leave comments.
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