The missing link in most organizations around the world is the absence of the purpose language that its absence reinforced the continuity of the factory model of management and spurred the process of dehumanization.
The concept of leaders’ development is the most incomprehensible, ignored and unheard of in the business schools spheres
Installing a software solution means installing a completely new culture. Having an ERP system has many advantages, but It does override the business culture and its identity if it is not a deliberate one.
The concept of customers are always right is one of the most misleading mottos ever used in business. Customers are human beings and human beings can be right, wrong, dishonest, unrealistic and so on.
Most entrepreneurs and leaders fail because they are purposeless. And purposeless leaders create purposeless businesses, hire purposeless people and make purposeless and valueless products
Do we blame companies which strive to meet unrealistic financial targets and please the analysts and investors expectations? Or we should blame the system
The idea that people are replaceable in times of certainty and uncertainty in the corporate world became a reality in people’s minds. The corporate education and the corporate cultures have discouraged most leaders from making any serious attempt to carry out a major transformation.
People do not live to eat, they eat to live. Profits are very important for the survival of any business, but what your business is living to achieve. It should exist to contribute and lead
Starting a business does not make it remarkably entrepreneurial because you started it and took the risk. Starting a business that solves a problem facing people in a business model is extraordinarily entrepreneurial because it will bring true value to people’s lives.
By: Kamil Toume Today, downsizings, redundancies, performance appraisals and layoffs are the leading causes of fear in organizations. Most managers influence and control their people’s behavior with fear. They are accused of causing massive and real health problems to people across the globe. They are the contributors to the world enemy number one for people […]
In his 1970 book “Future Shock” Alvin Toffler diagnosed the root of the problem: “Mass education was the ingenious machine constructed by industrialism to produce the kind of adults it needed. The problem was inordinately complex. How to pre-adapt children for a new world – a world of repetitive indoor toil, smoke, noise, machines, crowded living […]
How do we measure leadership? There should be a mark or standard upon which the leaders’ contributions are measured and easily judged. The measurement should be beyond money making and short terms interests
Is it the amount of value created by companies or the amount of money generated by them?
The power of a good competition is learning, and the beauty of learning is a continuous improvement which serves everyone.
Inflation is an economic trickery performed by private corporations called central banks which print money ” fiat currency” out of thin air.
I used to turn the radio button very slowly by hand to select a station that sounds interesting to me but most of the time, finding it required me to turn the radio knob to the left and to the right slowly to pick a clear signal for the favorite station as possible. It happens […]
It is the leaders’ pursuit towards achieving something great for the people. It is the genuine contribution to the true needs of people. It is about starting a business that solves a problem and drives prosperity to the whole society not only to the owners and the shareholders.
There is no time and place for neutrality in great and visionary leadership. There are leaders who are driven to create positive impact and value for their people and there are the non-leaders who are obsessed with making money and exploit their people
To practise leadership in recruitment, start using your culture as an attractive and inspiring tool to attract those who are genuinely willing to advance your mission
A great business strategy is the leader’s purpose which is a culture by itself. It is a way of communication, operation, decision making, recruitment, marketing and many more. It is the oxygen of the whole organisation not a piece of paper hanged on the walls and no one understands it
Using the current corporate communication is a great victory for capitalism and its sister consumerism which sprawled their legs over our lives. The unwillingness to change and replace the industrial and its successor, the capitalist system demonstrates that humans are not at the centre yet and the emphasis is still on the pace of production and the exponential growth of profits.
History speaks volumes about the collapse of civilizations. The last 12,000 years witnessed the rise and the fall of small, medium, and big empires. Hundreds of books have been written about the subject. History scholars, archaeologists, and anthropologists have presented irrefutable proofs about the factors that contributed to the rise as well as the demise. […]
By: Kamil Toume The failure of most businesses stems from their inability to determine why they exist. What are they trying to achieve? Most businesses talk about their competitive advantages or unique selling points, but what they call a competitive advantage is vague and can hardly be understood. It is how they gain superiority over […]