The CEO and founder of Brightfox, Deena Fox argues that companies should focus on satisfaction, rather than happiness. Writing here for fastcompany.com she says that; “Companies often promise their employees happiness to attract and retain the brightest talent—but in reality, if you want happy employees, you need to hire happy people.” Here at Thought Patrol we agree wholeheartedly, whilst environmental factors are important, ultimately aptitude and especially attitude, will prevail.
The reality is that, although tales of sexist behavior run rampant in Silicon Valley, the nearby access to high-profile venture capital firms and top tech talent makes it a good place for new firms–no matter if they’re led by men or women.
There are certain central truths of leadership that remain timeless. Yet, conventional wisdom doesn’t always carry forward to modern times.
When to change a company’s core products or business model because of impending industry disruption—may be the hardest decision a leader faces.
In the land of Milk and Honey, there was once a first time CEO who founded a company that he intended to become a gamechanger. And it was. The CEO did all the right things, or so he thought.
Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson has spent his entire career pushing the envelope.
One skill essential for every leader is to be very good at asking the “right” questions. It doesn’t matter if they are leading themselves, a group, or a whole organization.
When you think of a “leader,” who do you see? Many people think of a tall white man in a suit. Long ago, I decided that I wanted to do my part in changing that image.
“Where is the spiritual value in rowing? The losing of self entirely to the cooperative effort of the crew.” — George Yeoman Pocock, boatbuilder, 1936 Olympic gold medal winner
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