The act of “management”, by its own connotation and emotional association, is a constrictive exercise with a goal of limiting (the risk) a situation. You manage a crisis.. you manage a dip in sales or performance.. you manage someone who’s not performing.. etc. If you find that everyone in your company is managing, then who the hell is leading it?
During my weekend reading, I came across 3 wonderful & inspiring messages from Joe Stump in his recent interview on Capture The Flag that will surely help any internet / technology entrepreneur rethink (or solidify) their current perceptions of where they’re headed & why. Whether an internet entrepreneur, corporate executive, engineering team leader or budding [...]
“It’s time for your Mid-Year Review; Half the year is already over – will you be able to look back with no regrets? Learn the top 3 things you must do NOW to make sure you finish the year strong.” That was the opening line from Verne Harnish’s weekly newsletter that caught my eye, and whilst [...]
That’s a dramatic title, and inspired by the blog post “Thank You for firing my Co-Worker” by the Entrepreneurs’ Network newsletter Overdrive. The story of being thanked by the co-worker of a terminated employee is not something new.. it actually happens more often than you might think. However, I will mention a word of caution.. [...]
In many ways, what I often find when I walk into a business looks very much like a scene from an earthquake. Leadership in an organization need to engage the internal & external resources that can help it get from its current state, to where it needs to be before it looses any more people, [...]