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The moment after you land the corner office, you need to be thinking about who will replace you. Your legacy lies in the hands of your successor. How you are perceived by others when you are gone relies greatly on the person you select to replace you.
Think on this![…] Continue Reading »
I’ve had the pleasure of working with many organizations, all with their unique culture. I can tell if the culture has been embedded effectively by talking with employees and asking them to describe their organizational atmosphere.
When I hear consistency in their answers, it’s music to my ears –I know that leadership has put intentional effort into building a culture that employees can describe to others.[…] Continue Reading »
This guest post is by Michael O’Malley, author of “The Wisdom of Bees: What the Hive Can Teach Business About Leadership, Efficiency, and Growth.”
If you watch honeybees carefully, sooner or later you have to ask how such a tiny creature can be so incredibly productive. How can many thousands of bees behaving without reference to a blueprint work together harmoniously and profitably?[…] Continue Reading »
Today’s guest post is from Jay Galbraith, president of Galbraith Management Consultants and affiliated research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California. His clients have included P&G, Toyota and Nokia.
With bailouts and layoffs defining much of today’s global economy, businesses are increasingly under the microscope – dissecting spending, resource allocation and leadership abilities.[…] Continue Reading »