Business transformation does not mean digitalizing your operation and cutting cost through dismissing staff. Most businesses have started or would start transforming their business models due to the current pandemic. It is very important to remember that developing and transforming the business start with upgrading the leadership mindset which is more important than upgrading the […]
Nelson Mandela, a symbol of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa has been a source of inspiration (not motivation) for people around the globe. Mandela did not write fluffy statements and announce aspirational slogans about the importance of campaigning against the apartheid; he spent 27 years in jail as a political prisoner for that […]
As far as great leadership is concerned, there are no power hierarchies. There are no pyramids. There are no knowledge powers. Dismantling power hierarchies eliminates “Us-vs-Them” and the top and the bottom.
The factory model of management has resulted in the sunrise to the sunset pattern. Capitalism has reinforced this model over the last 100 years. The dotcom revolution has facilitated working remotely but preserved the status quo.
In a world which is governed by fear, leadership matters. In a world in which fear becomes the content in mainstream newspapers, media and social media, leadership matters.
Waves of panic are orchestrated every day by the media featuring world leaders updating their nations on corona virus. Panicking people and telling them do not panic is ridiculous. It is irresponsible. The most critical task for the world leaders is to assure their people that they are doing everything to protect them. Addressing the risks […]
What really matters in creating, building and achieving something great are the actions not the words. Purpose is an action not contemplating statement. Most companies envision building a better world, but their actions contradict their words. They lack the fuel to do that. Vision entices the imagination, purpose propels action. In other words, actions speak […]
Engaging people and developing the organization are the fundamental tasks of all HR and OD managers. The HR man deals with the manpower and the OD one tackles the development of the organization. Are their roles people oriented and very strategic? Certainly no. The fact of matter is that both HR and OD managers’ […]
When companies face a risky situation, the normal business practice is that senior managers end up with a graph that nobody understands. The resulting data is compiled from a mixture of complicated analyses that do not diagnose the problem or provide a way to a solution. Such analyses usually further complicate the situation. Who is […]
Closely monitoring the synergy between the purpose of the business and its final impact. This is the central task of leaders, namely Chief Purpose Officers, CPOs.