There are quite a few misconceptions about the role and contribution of leaders in change processes throughout their organization. Clearing up these leadership misconceptions can help you develop your own leadership style and take the initiative in changing organizations as a whole.
One of the leading concerns among executives is accountability from leaders and employees. Accountability in leadership is vital to business success, but many leadership teams acknowledge that they have a lot of room to grow in this area. Blame doesn’t solve problems and only creates a negative culture within a company. So how do leaders lead forward and demonstrate accountability within their organization?
Theranos was said to develop a revolutionary lab test that could screen a variety of conditions using a single drop of blood. Indeed, this was a cost-efficient solution — the characteristic of big tech — so investors loved what the charismatic Elizabeth Holmes presented. Actually, this young founder fashioned herself after Steve Jobs, who is an Apple visionary. Based on those claims, Theranos hit a valuation of $9 billion but failed to transform the health care years later. There are a lot of lessons to draw from Theranos, but here are what I think are critical for leaders of fast-growing businesses.
The Simpsons is regarded as one of the funniest shows in TV history. Despite a general belief that the series is far past it’s best years at this point, there were still a long stretch of seasons where it was delivering the big laughs. But apart from the humor the show has given us, we have also learned a lot from the show over the course of its historic run. Although it’s primarily an animated comedy series, The Simpsons has done an amazing job in teaching and promoting some very important life lessons.
Have you ever been curious about the way Google works? Did you know that 1 spreadsheet was Google’s main tool for managing resources for many years? This is not a business best-practice book. This is a book about one of the most innovating companies in the world and its uncommon management practices. How Google Works is a book written years ago when Eric Schmidt was still serving as the CEO of the company. Read the world’s #1 book review of How Google Works by Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg below!
Have you noticed that over time your business has become much more complicated? It may seem like every time you turn around — there are changes with regulations, business politics, business cycles, and technology investments, and more. Maybe you think you need to manage the growing complexity in your business, but you don’t know where to start. Here are best-in-class strategies for business leaders to handle complexity and build resilient in their organization.
If you’re reading this, there’s no doubt in my mind that an inner critic resides somewhere in your brain as well. Perhaps its ammunition or tone is different than my own, but I’m sure it’s there. In today’s post, I’ll share some practical tips and tricks for silencing your inner critic and thus growing stronger.
The book Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday is filled with cautionary tales of those who let their egos run amok and were eventually undone by the resulting damage, as well as stories of those who practiced restraint and sobriety, and found success in their endeavors. In this WSJ bestseller book, Ryan Holiday gives advice on how people can combat their ego to achieve more in life. Here are keys lessons and takeaways from Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday.
With more than 20 years of professional play on the pitch, David Beckham regarded as one of the all time greats thanks to his passing precision and his ability to make the ball bend or curl to his liking every time he kicked it. From dealing with pressure, to being a role model, David Beckham has insights to share into the most important life lessons he’s learnt along his journey.
We’re all more than aware of how Covid-19 has turned the world on its head. Every single one of us has experienced an impact on our professional and personal lives in one way or another. Change is inevitable and a leader must adapt to transformation quickly. Here are the five key leadership skills that successful leaders must exhibit post-pandemic.
The Ultimate Leadership Survival Guide
If you are starting your first leadership role, then The Ultimate Leadership Survival Guide will be invaluable to you.
Providing the tools to help you work out your leadership, it then offers a step-by-step program for development, including some essential hints for strengthening your own leadership style.
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