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How To Encourage Growth Under A Controlling Boss

Tanveer Naseer

One of these conversations lead to a discussion about how leaders who want to push for change can deal with those above them who operate from the command-and-control style of leadership – in other words, those that subscribe to the overtly-controlling it’s my way or you’re out approach.

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How to Revitalise Your Business When You’ve Hit a Slump

Strategy Driven

Even the most dynamic and driven entrepreneurs and professionals can find themselves falling into something of a professional slump at some point in their career. Many businesses end up bringing in consultants in order to inject new ideas into their company.

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How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business Review

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? What actions can you take to improve your professional satisfaction? How can you combat the dullness and tedium of your workaday life? And how can you tell if it’s time to make a drastic change?

Advice: Manage Well by Leading Better

N2Growth Blog

Management is your day job; leadership is your career. That is a variation on a comment I heard recently from an executive who was speaking about the responsibilities that senior managers have to lead their organizations through change. Bye-bye career!

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Are You Ready for Recovery?

Leading Blog

A S a McKinsey & Company article stated in late March 2020: “What leaders need during a crisis is not a predefined response plan but behaviors and mindsets that will prevent them from overreacting to yesterday’s developments and help them look ahead.”.

Will Refusing an International Assignment Derail Your Career?

Harvard Business Review

As a result, repatriate turnover is alarmingly high — up to 38% in the year following return. Given all the challenges, it’s not surprising that expats are more likely to succeed — that is, to adjust to living and working overseas and to be engaged at work — if they are given the flexibility to accept or decline the assignment in the first place. Many companies expect their aspiring leaders to work abroad.

November 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I was reviewing this month’s submissions to the Leadership Development Carnival, I was wishing we could all get together in a room to exchange these ideas more deeply and directly.

November 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! As I was reviewing this month’s submissions to the Leadership Development Carnival, I was wishing we could all get together in a room to exchange these ideas more deeply and directly.

Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion.

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Leadership & Emotional Control | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

There has been no shortage of information published on the topic of Emotional IQ or what’s referred to as EQ in recent years. After all, being in touch with your emotions, as well as being in tune with the emotions of others is an important trait for any leader to possess.

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Contingency Planning | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

My experience with most executives & entrepreneurs is that they are totally committed to and focused on success. As a result, many of them tend to have a major blind-spot (translation: weakness ) when it comes to the anticipation of set-backs.

Why Terrorist Groups Are So Bureaucratic

Harvard Business Review

I typed the words into the pristine white search field, hoping they didn’t land me on the NSA’s no-fly list: “How to manage a terrorist organization.”. I called him to pick his brain about it. Shapiro: One area where it’s very useful is in identifying the constraints terrorist groups face. They had to invest a lot in training according to recently declassified HR documents. It has to be they’ve had a tough time recruiting Iraqis.

Why Terrorist Groups Are So Bureaucratic

Harvard Business Review

I typed the words into the pristine white search field, hoping they didn’t land me on the NSA’s no-fly list: “How to manage a terrorist organization.”. I called him to pick his brain about it. Shapiro: One area where it’s very useful is in identifying the constraints terrorist groups face. They had to invest a lot in training according to recently declassified HR documents. It has to be they’ve had a tough time recruiting Iraqis.

Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In fact, when striving to come-up with this list I quickly came to the conclusion that while I attempted to use objective logic in making my assessments, the reality is that a list like this is mostly subjective based upon personal preference.

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0510 |Les McKeown: Full Transcript

LDRLB

Which used to be me basically. We help them breakthrough to the next stage. David: It’s fun to be able to say we isn’t it? So when I decided to let my son join me last year, which is a story in and of itself. Really there is a B to C book.

Mind the (Skills) Gap

Harvard Business Review

A bachelor's degree used to provide enough basic training to last a career. Yet today, the skills college graduates acquire during college have an expected shelf life of only five years according to extensive work we've done in conjunction with Deloitte's Shift Index.

Leadership & Perfectionism | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Leadership requires attention to detail and a commitment to quality, but rarely does it require perfection. In fact, at the risk of being controversial I’m going to take the position that perfection does not exist. link] mikemyatt Thanks for bringing your post to my attention.

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What It Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

Harvard Business Review

” The role of a Product Manager (PM) is often referred to as the “CEO of the Product.” Translating business-to-technical requirements, and vice versa. These PMs excel at reflecting on where each of these competencies contributed to the success or failure of their products and continuously adjust their approach based on customer feedback. These PMs also know when to take a breath and step away if needed, to regroup.

Is Your Business Biased Against Innovation?

Strategy Driven

Many people do not typically think of metrics and accounting as roadblocks to innovation, yet you call these out as potential problem areas. Many conventional metrics we use to estimate value are based on faulty assumptions. The logic of NPV is to project cash flows into the future and then discount those flows back into today’s dollars at a given cost of capital. Discovery-Driven Growth : A Breakthrough Process to Reduce Risk and Seize Opportunity by Rita McGrath.

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The CIO in Crisis: What You Told Us

Harvard Business Review

This conversation has generated a lot of interesting conversation via blog comments, emails, and face-to-face interactions at conferences and meetings and has revealed a few more insights that should factor into our evolving thinking. As IT steps up as mentor, it needs to mature as well.

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A Transformation Is Underway at U.S. Veterans Affairs. We Got an Inside Look.

Harvard Business Review

The agency, which provides health care to approximately 9 million veterans at over 1,700 locations, had set a top-down goal to increase the percentage of veterans who were seen within 14 days of requesting an appointment. Others routinely cancelled and rescheduled appointments to make wait times appear shorter than they actually were. “Organizations are perfectly designed to get the results they get,” notes McDonald. In 2014, the U.S.

Executives’ Biggest Productivity Challenges, Solved

Harvard Business Review

I recently asked him about how demands on executives — and CEOs in particular — have changed over the years, and how today’s leaders can best navigate their busy days. What are the most pressing productivity issues executives are facing today, and how can they tackle them?

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