When you wake up in the morning, are you filled with excitement about the prospect of a new day at work, or do you dread the thought of having to make it through yet another day of drudgery? If you’re like much of the population, you fall into the latter category and distain going to work. Surveys have found that only 13% of people around the world actually like going to work–an astoundingly low number.
If a micro-manager is the term to describe an overbearing helicopter boss, I would have to call this guy a nano-manager. So much so that I honestly lost all confidence in my ability to make a work-based decision of any kind on my own. Needless to say, I was not there very long. This is a story about wolves!
Change is hard. Leading change is even harder. Don’t let culture be an afterthought. Use it!
Though well-intentioned, that’s why over half of major transformation efforts fail. Why? Many reasons can include but aren’t limited to a bad strategy, a weak culture lacking trust and accountability, poor communication, low levels of buy-in, change fatigue and competing priorities. But one area where many company leaders fail regularly is learning how to leverage the company culture to drive change.
It’s the combination of mental, business, and measurement models that enables real transformation. The airline industry is a cautionary tale of what happens when companies emulate new business models without bringing over the associated mental models.
Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That’s because the best leaders aren’t necessarily the best at speaking, in order to dictate, but rather listening, to understand.
Creating a great culture–that puts people first and gives them opportunities–is paramount. What 1981 can teach you about 2017
Here are four things great bosses say on an employee’s very first day to make sure that person gets off to a great — and focused — start.
While the rich and powerful are widely regarded as ‘winners,’ long-term success comes from only strong relationships and your lasting impact.
Data scientists and financial analysts, examined a sample of 930 of those CEOs to come up with the traits and patterns that most predicted which ones became a CEO
Working 50 to 70 hours isn’t unheard of though. Are the extra hours worth it? The actual relationship between working hours and productivity might surprise you.