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 […]

How to develop your emotional intelligence? Part 3.

In order to develop your emotional intelligence, understand the nature of the problem discussed in the previous posts below. First grow your emotional intelligence then grow everything else. Grow your emotional intelligence, but do not be the psychologist. Emotional intelligence means that you are a successful social animal. You can relate to others successfully. Intelligence […]

Why are most recruitment solutions dysfunctional by default?

Attract, source, hire, on-board, retain, reward then fire. This is how most cloud based recruiting solutions are built and configured to secure the right talents. Accelerating the hiring process through streamlining the process to engage candidates and their management. The source of power comes from the system capability to hire the best candidates for the […]

How to spot a leaderless organisation?

It does not need a PHD in business to unravel the hallmarks of a leaderless organisation. Whether in private and public sectors, the symptoms are similar, easily diagnosable, but sometimes disguisable. By saying leaderless, the organisation is certainly purposeless. The most common things among such organisations are that: They are a ‘Me Too business’ and […]

What is your purpose?

He started like this, I have accumulated ten years of experience doing this and that. I led many teams implementing different projects over the globe. He ended up the conversation, I think, I am a great leader. What’s about you? He asked me, I am a student of leadership, I replied. He repeated his statement, […]

The ABCs of running a business.

Do not compromise on prices, improve your offerings Lower prices do indicate that the seller has compromised two main things, either the quality of the products or the working conditions for the workers. Discounts attract customers and empty shelves, but when they become repetitive and bottoming down the prices is the strategy, things go wrong. […]