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It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died. Since then, books have been written and movies have been made. Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and holding [...]
Today’s managers face a difficult and unprecedented challenge: The world is changing much faster than their organizations. Every industry, without exception, has been overtaken by an accelerating pace of change that shows no signs of letting up any time soon. In a world where change is constant, it’s not surprising that many managers feel overwhelmed […]
In 2008, my study partner Hernán Amiune and I had finished studying computer engineering at Catholic University of Córdoba Argentina. During our last years at university, we had done some internships in companies such as HP, IBM, and Intel. It was the moment we realized there was a mistake in their work methods. We couldn’t understand why...
Employees always appreciate a boss who is willing to listen.
This applies both in the “real” world, and in the virtual world where the remote working relationship exists. Employees don’t like being treated like anonymous statistics hired to simply carry out tasks.
It used to be the man made the company. Great businesses were personified in the figures of their visionary bosses like Jack Welch, Michael Ovitz, Bill Gates, and Steve Jobs, around whom a carefully constructed hierarchy of managers assembled to ensure maximal success. There has always been something aspirational in [...]
By David Lee and Jacob Schneid Despite millions of words written and millions of dollars spent on improving employee engagement, the needle has barely budged over the years. From Gallup’s State of the American Workplace: While the state of the U.S.
Leaders of social enterprises face manifold challenges: many leaders do not have a formal business education and were driven by the passion to solve a social cause. Their intrinsic motivation comes first and economic reasons rank low. But business procedures need to be implemented, teams built and money earned to run a social enterprise successfully. To support them, this manual sets out to answer the following question: What are the key challenges for social entrepreneurs when it comes to leadership?
Feeling comfortable? Then you are probably not innovating. Look around your own hallways. If everything and everyone looks familiar and feels comfortable, it may be time for some of that shock treatment. Your growth and your very survival may depend on it.