How much time each week do you spend making decisions? Likely, many of the choices you make are almost automatic, requiring little thought: Attend that mee
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Companies deliver superior results when executives manage for long-term value creation and resist pressure from analysts and investors to focus excessively on meeting Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations.
It's about time we bring long term sustainable growth back into the picture of businesses today.
If we’re honest, an introvert in an extrovert’s world has crippling disadvantages. But the truth is that introverts have special talents. Here are a few:
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These guys didn’t care if Trump won or lost the White House. They only wanted pocket money. But the consequences of what they did shook the world.
Some interesting insights on a troubling part of the internet news platform that we see to have a love/hate relationship with.
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The California Psychology Inventory (CPI), developed by CPP -- the exclusive publisher of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment -- is an assessment tool that help leaders gain more insight into and improve their performance. Ultimately, the CPI helps identify your leadership strengths and weaknesses, what motivates you and can help you understand your personal "thinking style."
This year, the CPP released the seven key traits CIOs need in order to be successful leaders. These are the key traits most commonly associated with CIOs who have taken the assessment test. According to Sherrie Haynie, an organizational development consultant and personality expert with CPP, these traits are set to become increasingly important as cloud infrastructure pushes these leaders to become "agents of change." Businesses will need strong CIO leadership to smoothly navigate such a transitional time in technology -- and a good place to start is to find someone who has these seven leadership traits.
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Our London correspondent Nick Ayton investigates the music, television and film industry where the ‘fat cats’ won’t be quite so happy as before - all because of Blockchain.
Disruption from blockchain has been slow but this, if it takes off will be a major industry to be affected. What do you think?
There are three important steps HR leaders need to take in working with executives to help drive organisational culture change, according to Jennifer White
Much of this is in the right direction but there is still too little ownership by employees for it to work well.
Company culture is an important part of your business. Learn how to showcase it with these 3 tips.
I especially like #3 and #4 but the others can be of great value also.
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Toddler is an age of wonder, splendor and innocence. It is the age when children are at their best (or at the worst depending the situation!!!) and are insanely curious about everything or everybody. While lot of things have been written or said about “surviving” the toddler years, if we observe carefully, we can also use these wonderful years to learn a thing or two from the toddlers themselves!!!
No one is a better teacher than a toddler!! They teach us lessons which are perennial, hard hitting and never forgotten!!! Please feel free to add more insights, based on your unique perspectives and experiences .Do share and comment!!
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Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those who aren’t the target of these behaviors.
A recent study documented how incivility diminishes collaboration and performance in medical settings. Twenty-four medical teams from four neonatal intensive care units in Israel were invited to a training workshop designed to improve quality of care. As part of the training, the teams needed to treat a premature infant whose condition suddenly deteriorated due to a serious intestinal illness (it was only a simulation; no infant’s health was endangered). Staff had to identify and diagnose the condition and administer proper treatment, including CPR. Teams were told that an expert from the United States would be watching them remotely (with video) and would occasionally comment and advise them. That “expert” was a member of the research team. Half the teams received messages from a neutral expert who spoke about the importance of training and practice using simulations but did not comment on their work quality. The other half received insulting messages about their performance and the “poor quality” of Israeli medical care.
Researchers filmed these simulations and had objective judges evaluate them. The teams exposed to rudeness displayed lower capabilities in all diagnostic and procedural performance metrics, markedly diminishing the infant’s chances of survival. This was mainly because teams exposed to rudeness didn’t share information as readily and stopped seeking help from their teammates.
incivility is a plague that is destroying businesses in all countries.
Few executives lead corporate-transformation efforts at three separate businesses before they turn 50, let alone businesses in three very different industries. Davor Tomašković is one of them.
The CEO and president of the management board at Hrvatski Telekom (HT), Croatia’s biggest telco (and a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom), first came to wider attention in 2004, when he took the top job at the struggling Balkan retail and distribution group Tisak. After helping the company to stave off bankruptcy and helping turn it into the biggest national player in its sector, Tomašković was, in 2006, appointed CEO of TDR, a successful regional Croatian tobacco manufacturer that nevertheless faced a challenging economic and regulatory environment in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Davor Tomašković biography
At HT, by contrast, where he became president and CEO in January 2014, Tomašković inherited a company that had been losing market share for at least five years but is now once again expanding after a radical cost-cutting and reorganization plan. In this interview (at HT’s Zagreb headquarters) with McKinsey senior partner Jurica Novak and McKinsey Publishing’s Tim Dickson, Tomašković reflects on common lessons from the three transformations, including the importance of quick results, the value of data-driven decision making, and the particular environment of emerging markets in the Balkan region.
Having participated in some corporate transformations I can tell you there are great times and terrible times. It comes with the territory.
Disconnecting after work, allowing flexible schedules, and prioritizing personal events as much as work are all keys to finding a balance, tech professionals say.
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Interesting concept! It has some merit. What do you think?
Make your team solid with these Applied Improvisation based Team Building Games. Applied improvisation works great for team work and team building
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There is a high chance that you might be procrastinating on something important while reading this article, (which is a bit paradoxical, but bare with me).
This is good. Here you will learn simple strategies which you can use from this moment on to eliminate procrastination and get results.
Procrastination can appear because of a variety of reasons:
Fear of Success
Fear of Failure
Fear of Judgment
Fear of the Unknown
Perfectionism and Micromanaging
The Unrealistic Expectations
Lack of Purpose and Direction
Some good insights on procrastination worth looking at.
You'd be forgiven for feeling a little burned out from hearing about burnout. For years, experts have been sounding alarms that modern workers are struggling with career-sinking levels of chronic exhaustion and other issues.
So when Charlie DeWitt, vice president of business development at Kronos, a workforce management software company, declares that "employee burnout has reached epidemic proportions," you may think you've heard it all before. But according to new research by Kronos and Future Workplace, burnout really is getting even worse and more widespread, and so are the consequences of it. This time around, there are some surprising reasons why—and a few steps employers can take right away to turn things around.
This is a real issue that is often ignored.
Ethan Burris, associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business, discusses the importance of workplace collaboration.
Some good insights, what you think?
Interested in hearing genuine suggestions from subordinates? Want to reduce their turnover? Actually you can achieve both together by learning to become an ethical leader. In a recent study, my co-…
Some good thoughts.
Do you think this is true. Does collaboration really require conflict?