People start misbehaving out of poor self-esteem and if they feel their ego is threatened
Author Archives: Harvard Business Review
During times of great change it is a leader’s job ito provide some firm footing for people, with assurances of what will not keep changing.
It is a social problem that finds growing expression in both business organisations and governments: The political and economic elite is unable to deal with the changes around us because it is trapped in fixed attitudes and habits.
Good decisions are based a lot on networking with the right type of people, who have the right information.
These days, the scarcity impeding firms’ growth is not of capital — it’s of talent.
Leadership is about understanding what it is that “drives” people giving them the feeling that they are connected and involved in a meaningful way.
Employees who perceive altruistic behavior from their managers are not only more innovative, but there are many more positive effects.
A bad boss or for that matter a bad job can really force you into reflecting on what you really want. Do I stick it out here? Are there better alternatives? He may even finally force you out of your “comfort zone”. My recent experience however is that companies are increasingly unwilling to tolerate bad bosses. The “collateral damage” in staff demotivation, high absenteeism and company image is just too high on the long run…
Its something we can all learn. So often we have our preconceived thoughts of what we want to say and fail to pick up on what the other has just said…