It seems you always have a lot of things to get done and never enough time to do them. Worse, some of the things you need to get done end up not getting done or at least not getting done when they should.
One consequence of the COVID pandemic is that managers have had to deal with a new and, to many, daunting challenge: managing a remote workforce.
Countless books have been written, presentations delivered, and workshops conducted on leadership: what great leaders do; how great leaders became great leaders; how you, too, can become a great leader. It’s understandable.
Like most people, you’re adapting. You’ve made changes to your business, which might include supply chains, go-to-market tactics, and people practices. You’re getting a feel for how the market is responding.
A colleague of mine has a boss, the CEO of their company, who thinks that as CEO he should have all of the “answers.” Of course he doesn’t have all of the answers and he knows it.
Gratitude — being thankful for the people, experiences, and things that have made our lives better. An important practice for our well-being. At the same time, as Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton remind us in their recent book
On a biting cold night in 1957, Momofuku Ando was walking home from the salt-making factory in Osaka, Japan. He saw clouds of steam in the street around which a crowd of people were huddled. They were waiting, a long time as it turned out, for noodles to be cooked in vats of boiling water.
Once upon a time, companies would develop something called “the 5-year strategic plan.” They would look into the future, identify opportunities, and then chart the course for the next half-decade.
In my last blog, inspired by recent events, I wrote about the importance of compassion. Why, as both organizational leaders and members of society, we should strive to understand and empathize with the experience of those who have suffered due to social
The callous killing of a black man and the whirlwind of events over the past two weeks have left us sickened and confused. How can this happen in 2020? It’s awakened many of us — me included — to just how deep society’s inequities run