Leadership - The Importance of Reading

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  • In today's workplace, computers and electronic communications are the norm rather than the exception. Computers, e-mail, electronic databases and on-line research play an important role in many businesses today. Technological advances have made electronic communication indispensable in today's workplace. According to recent reports, text messaging figures into L.A. train wreck probe. Investigators of last week’s L.A. train wreck that killed 25 people are looking into a report that an engineer blamed for missing a stop signal light may have been distracted by text messaging. Today, we will discuss the ever-increasing use of technology in the workplace, its potential for abuse and how employers can protect themselves.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Last year, the inability to produce subpoenaed e-mail resulted in million dollar—even billion dollar—lawsuits against U.S. companies.
  • Leadership - The Importance of Reading

    1. 1. LeadershipThe Importance of Reading
    2. 2. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingUnpleasant Literacy Rates• Even as global literacy rates are high (84%), people are reading less and less deeply.• The National Endowment for the Arts (PDF) has found that Reading has declined among every group of adult Americans.
    3. 3. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingImportant - Great Leaders & Reading• Business people seem to be reading less, particularly material unrelated to business.• But deep, broad reading habits are often a defining characteristic of many Greatest Leaders.
    4. 4. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingGreat Leaders & Reading Reading habits can help people to catalyze: Insight Creativity Innovation Empathy
    5. 5. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingBusiness Leaders & ReadingMany business titans are or have been avid readers. Many Business Leaders believe that deep, broad reading cultivated in them the knowledge, habits, and talents to Steve Jobs Phil Knight Great interest He always bows when improve their organizations. in William Blake he enters his library.
    6. 6. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingOverview• The leadership benefits of reading are wide-ranging.• Evidence suggests reading can improve intelligence and lead to innovation and insight.
    7. 7. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingSmarter People• Some studies have shown, for example, that reading makes you smarter through a larger vocabulary and more world knowledge in addition to the abstract reasoning skills.
    8. 8. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingDeveloping Creativity• Many business people claim that reading across fields is good for creativity.• And leaders who can sample insights in other fields, and apply them to their organizations are more likely to innovate and prosper.
    9. 9. Leadership – The Importance of Reading1st Benefit – It builds your self-image• Through reading we acquire knowledge to deal with any situation.• And when we are well prepared, our self-image and self-confidence increase.
    10. 10. Leadership – The Importance of Reading2nd Benefit – It maintains our attitude• Reading offers you life examples and ideas to help you to determine how you will respond to the negative things that may happen to you during the course of your business.
    11. 11. Leadership – The Importance of Reading3rd Benefit – It offers exposure to self-counsel • Reading means thinking. • And thinking means developing new ideas and perception about ourselves and other relevant elements for our life and business.
    12. 12. Leadership – The Importance of ReadingConclusion• The best thing about reading is that we can choose what suit us better according to the situation or specific need.• Reading provides us the opportunity to learn from past experiences or to think about new possibilities regarding our life and business.
    13. 13. The Leadership Benefits of ReadingOur Business Contacts Feel free to send us an e-mail. Our Website: www.licoreis.com Our E-mails: licoreis@licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com.br robertolico@hotmail.com Linkedin: Roberto de Paula Lico Júnior Twitter: @licoreis

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