Management-Issues Lastest from Management-Issues 23 Apr 2019 00:11:00 -0600 Sedasoft SiteEngine (c)2002-2017 Management-Issues Three scary things that real leaders need to do If you want to be a leader and not just a boss, you need to stop relying on your title or your position to get people to comply and start to strengthen your connections with others. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT Great advice from a sketchy source Ian Fleming’s James Bond books don’t normally spring to mind as sources of useful management advice. But there’s a line in ‘Goldfinger’ that is actually quite brilliant if you run a remote team. Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT What's the answer? It depends I’ve gained a reputation for being the “It depends” guy. When fielding questions during a presentation on cultural intelligence, my default response is “It depends!” Let me explain why. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT The creativity success manifesto Whether you want to write a best-seller or launch a new business venture, success in any kind of creative endeavour depends on some common factors. Understand these and your chances of hitting the jackpot will be multiplied. Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT Are your teammates competent? One of the biggest factors in building trust is believing in the competence of the people you work with. If you work in the same place, that isn’t so hard to do. But if you work remotely, gathering evidence of competence takes more effort. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT The essential challenge in times of great change In times of great change, business leaders can’t look to the past for guidance. Instead, they need to proactively manage the evolution of their companies and be prepared to innovate when markets shift. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT What happens to firms that don’t adopt dominant technologies? Firms that choose the non-dominant technology in an industry shakeout aren’t necessarily dooming themselves to extinction. Remaining open to options is an important part of innovation and they can still pivot, adapt and survive. Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:30 GMT’t-adopt-dominant-technologies/’t-adopt-dominant-technologies/ The cost of bad meetings Bad meetings cost companies billions of dollars every year. But this waste is easily avoidable if only we'd all ask ourselves a couple of basic questions and think a little more about how and why we have meetings. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:30 GMT The cure for the loneliness of command ‘It’s lonely at the top’ is an old cliché, but for many top executives, it’s a harsh reality. Too often, though, this loneliness goes unaddressed as executives try instead to keep up a hero facade. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:30 GMT The transformational leap in healthcare Healthcare systems are designed to leverage the individual intelligence of the physician. But that’s all about to change as digitization radically changes the basic rules about the entire healthcare model operates. Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:30 GMT Staying on track isn't easy It's surprising how often teams lose sight of their goals. There are plenty of reasons, and maybe understanding some of the most common will help you and your team reassess where you are headed. Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:30 GMT Engaging change: six tips for surviving and thriving Such is the pace of change today that every day seems to present new challenges and opportunities. So how managers adapt to the changing horizon can make the difference between surviving or thriving. Thu, 28 Feb 2019 10:30 GMT How regret can be your friend All of us have made poor choices that we regretted later and felt disappointment or sorrow at what could have been. But regret shouldn’t be seen as a negative - when managed properly, it is a very useful decision-making tool. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:30 GMT Win the war for talent by embracing employee feedback What keeps people excited about coming to work every day isn’t perks or gimmicks, but a sense of purpose. So one of the key jobs as a leader is to foster and maintain this feeling every day of the week. Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:30 GMT Why every company is a software company Rather than tapes or CDs, most music is now consumed digitally. In other words, music is software. And this is only one of countless examples of software-based platforms replacing physical products as the foundation for sustainable competitive advantage. Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:30 GMT Ten ways to shift from founder to leader Successfully founding a company is a very different to successfully leading it. Some make the shift. Others do not. Missing the turning point or making it too late can cause a company to stagnate or even implode. So how do you avoid this fate? Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT Ten habits of bad management Too many organizations ignore or tolerate bad management. Yet bad managers will never get optimal results, so their tell-tail traits need to recognized and dealt with. Here are ten classic bad habits to look out for. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT Will Apple be the next Nokia? Amid changing consumer tastes and a stunning slowdown in smartphone sales, what does the future hold for Apple and its global tech rivals? Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT The digital transformation of the firm For firms rooted in the 20th century, survival in today's digitized business environment may be determined by how well and how fast their leaders can make the transition to leading horizontal networks. Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT Trust: the corporate wellness initiative of the future The wellness industry argues that it is making people feel much happier and healthier and companies invest billions every year to create wellness experiences for their employees. But do these initiatives make any tangible difference, or are they a passing fad? Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT Five remote team new year's resolutions The new year is a great time to ask some fundamental questions about how your project team works together and what needs to change. So here are five "resolutions" you should at least consider for your remote team. Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:30 GMT Why you need to stop teaching about cultural differences Far from building real cultural intelligence, teaching people about cultural differences actually leads to stereotyping and perpetuating bias rather than building real understanding. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:30 GMT A Christmas gift that lasts all year round What gift will you give your employees this festive season? Throwing an office party might seem like a nice thing to do, but the gift that will really be appreciated - and is much more lasting - is the gift of leadership. Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:30 GMT Thinking about the good things Some days, things at work just don’t pan out. But rather than letting this undermine your motivation, it’s worth taking a little time to think about the things that do make your job worthwhile. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:30 GMT Restoring the promise of social media Only by embracing the notion that all voices matter and redesigning their algorithms to promote collective intelligence can social media companies start to defuse the state of toxic tribalism that has fractured our social discourse. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:30 GMT