One of the easiest ways to distinguish between great leaders and the all the rest is how they handle internal company crises. For some reason explaining the greatness of the chosen strategy has become increasingly popular – but what if you are wrong? What if the crisis is the (first) sign that something is really […]
Even the best strategy will not add value to the company until it is used – carried out in real life – and before that can happen, people must understand what it is about. Communicating (selling) your intentions, ideas, values, and strategies just might be the most important thing you do at higher management levels […]
Making sound decisions is a crucial part of successful management – you will be hard pressed to find anyone arguing against it. Never the less, finding managers who fail to take the required decisions when needed is as easy as finding an overdue loan in Greece. Realizing the dynamics of decisions making, and even more […]
There is no such thing as a bulletproof plan – therefore a decision to execute any plan includes certain risks. Any leader making a decision more or less willingly accepts those risks. The million $ question is then – do you know the risks you have accepted, and are you really willing to risk them?
When you meet a true leader, you know! One of those people whose presence and attitude alone make you want to listen and follow, a rare situation where being a lemming would be (surprisingly) safe and comforting. These people might have a special talent but equally important they have chosen to lead, be leaders, and […]
Adapting your organization to new tasks, budgets, or any other new situation is always challenging. The ever-increasing rate of needed changes seems to be today’s gospel. That however has not changed the most common understanding, that if only we find the right solution this time, we will be safe from the threat of change in […]
In this – the first post on my brand new site – I know I need to deliver.
We all recognize some key moments when we must provide results. The key question is then; do you deliver in those certain moments? And how do you know you haven’t missed a moment when you should […]