How to deal with misfits in organisations?

Bringing the right people into the organisation is the leaders’ job. Getting people on board who culturally fit the business culture is the leaders’ job. The leaders are all those who are involved in the recruitment process from the CEO, executive managers, recruiters, managers, supervisors and staff members. When the misfits infiltrate the ranks of […]

Leading advantage vs competitive advantage

In 2016, I wrote a post titled “The real competitive advantage in any business is one word only which is people” which outlines the fact that the failure of most businesses stems from their inability to determine why they exist. What are they trying to achieve? Using a competitive advantage implies competitiveness and encourages businesses […]

A purpose is born when the company is created

Most companies’ CEOs, executives, and managers spend long hours behind closed doors to steer and advance the ship. Many complicated graphs, presentations, and a thick pile of papers are employed to invent the competitive advantage that will make them different and unique. They want to unravel the secret recipe that will transform their business to […]

Goodbye and Hello

Remembering the ups and downs of 2019 and reflecting on the new projects, plans and challenges in 2020 help us to better understand where we stand now, and we are determined to do in the future.  As we are saying “Goodbye” to 2019 and hello to 2020, it is important to carefully envision the future […]

To the heads and deans of business schools around the world

To the heads of business schools whose institutions offer and teach management and leadership MBA programs and different training programs. Please read and understand the following statement below because the lack of leadership in your educational institutions has adversely affected people in businesses around the world. The idea of managing and controlling things is logistically […]

A great culture is visible

A culture is not the sum of polices and procedures that the business sets and follows. It is not an HR policy that stipulates the organisational norms. A culture is not also the guiding document that determines how the business operates and behaves corporately. A culture is not aspirational slogans and goals. A culture is […]