IT’S NOT SURPRISING that we learn a lot about character from the military. Good character is mission-critical. Under extreme circumstances, if you don’t have good character, the result is extremely bad consequences. In war, character is not a platitude. Good character development is evident in Call Sign Chaos. Written by Jim Mattis and made better
Here’s something you might already know about Intuit: The leading financial software company has been around for 35 years, buoyed by its primary software offerings, TurboTax and QuickBooks. Here’s something you might not know (at least it was news to me): While Intuit does market to consumers, B2B customers comprise a large portion of the
What sets apart winning teams? When it comes to professional sports, it is not just the star players or superior coaches that ensure a team will win. Of course, these people can increase the likelihood of victory, but what matters is a unified group of people that is striving towards the same goal. Truly great
WHO IS looking out for you? “No boss or mentor drove my success—although they did open doors for me. My success came about through a combination of hard work, continual learning, fortunate career choices, and a bit of luck—by being in the right place at the right time,” writes Ron Williams. Williams is best known
Guest post from James Hlavacek: To improve innovation and growth, knowledge workers must be led, not managed. Too many policies born of bureaucracy are an enemy to creativity, so the more unnecessary distractions a company can remove from its employees, the freer they will be to contribute more creative ways. Management must reduce the administrative
Guest post from Julie Benezet: The internet changed all the rules. Life has always had its challenges when new things showed up, but most of the time we thought we could handle them. While we didn’t love dealing with adversity, because we knew the people and situations involved, things seemed under control, familiar, . .
“If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.” Source link
WE SPEND SO MUCH TIME focusing on credentials, experience, intelligence, and presentation. And yet, what is crystal clear to me after 20 years in leadership roles is that those ingredients, while important to success, aren’t enough if you’ve forgotten the fundamentals of being positive, learning from others, being honest and the kind of person people