In a bygone era, the boss held all the knowledge. That’s what made him the Boss. He knew things you didn’t know and therefore he had power over you. That era is no more. Anyone with a smartphone can Google more information about any subject than any boss could ever know. We propose there are
"Be willing to make decisions. That's the most important quality in a good leader. Don't fall victim to what I call the 'ready-aim-aim-aim-aim syndrome'. You must be willing to fire." Boone Pickens Several studies indicate that most successful CEO's make decisions intuitively. Why? Because it is impossible to get all the facts. And when you
Globalization and technology have created change that defy all conventional logic. Just these past 6 months the world has seen surprises in elections and choice of leaders that have defied predictions and public opinions. The behavior that we see on the world´s scene are not always logical but rather seems to be governed by emotions.
Work-Life Balance sounds like a noble endeavor, but it sure can be difficult (and sometimes feel impossible) to obtain! That’s why I love Scott Eblin’s assertion that Work-Life Balance is a myth. Eblin, author of Overworked and Overwhelmed, the Mindfulness Alternative, says work-life balance is a lot like walking a tightrope. It’s really hard, takes
It’s one of those days when everything seems to go wrong—at least all the little things. These are the days that bring out the worst in me. I prefer to deal with big problems. When the world is falling apart, I’m calm, collected, and creative. But if the printer breaks just when I need it,
By Guest Blogger, Mattias Strandberg, Managing Director, EQ Europe There is a lot of research indicating the importance of being empathic, both as a fellow human being and as a manager. When business life gets tough, the togetherness and empathy between colleagues and partners is what keeps us going. Some say that you mustn’t be