For some reason, and maybe because it makes for juicy storytelling, it’s always the worst managers we remember most vividly. We share the lessons we learn from their failings. And we pledge to NEVER follow in their footsteps when we get to be in their shoes.
Action plans, sweating the details – ensuring work gets done – are important and help keep us on course. Without them, it’s easy for top performers to lapse into average ones.
Meditation and mindfulness practice is on the rise in organizations to promote wellness and balance, and I was ready to jump on board. So, I committed that I would try meditating, and guess what, there’s an app for that!
The concept of lean has been successfully imported from lean manufacturing into many sectors and industries. So, why not into executive management?
We coined the phrase “Leader-Manager” because we strongly believe that anyone who leads a team needs to have the skills to be both.