Here’s what Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, thinks about shareholder value today: “Shareholder value has nothing to do with human values.”
Working from home may be hard at first, especially if #WFH is not your thing. Individual circumstances make it difficult to follow the mass-media advice. Would it not be better to just do your job conscientiously? Do your best. It is not that complicated: use common sense and stay human.
If you continue doing your best during this involuntary shutdown, you’ll get a head start over the competitors after this emergency is over – soon.
Once upon a time, there was a Millennial VP who believed in all things but three. He did not believe in engagement, he did not believe in purpose, he did not believe in servant leadership. His father, the CEO, told him that such things did not exist. As there was no engagement or purpose in […]
Even though we like our jobs, there come those rare slow moments when you may feel underused if not outright bored. Probably you are in front of your computer – but browsing the web does not help and may leave an unwanted track in your usage logs. Here’s what you can do to produce some […]
“What is your janitor’s first name?” Sounds almost like a PVQ from your bank. But it is not. A client asked me if I could help him energize his team that was obedient but, well, not engaged. In reply, I asked if he knew when was the birthday of his new employee, hired last month. […]
Growing empowerment and embracing of individuality is motivating more people to begin their entrepreneurship journey. But the big question, will there be or less entrepreneurs in the future? CEO Blog Nation asked entrepreneurs their thoughts on the future of entrepreneurship and here’s what they we had to say: But Of Course! Of course, there will […]
If you bounce a ball in front of a worm navigating a flat surface, the worm will see a horizontal line growing in both directions momentarily – and then disappearing, without any explanation that the worm would find plausible. That’s what a two-dimensional life is all about: left, right, forward, and back. There’s no ups […]
If you are leading an engineering company, you may find this explanation helpful. Purpose to company is like magnet to a box of iron pieces. A strong magnet creates an invisible but powerful magnetic field. If you place a piece of magnetic material into a strong magnetic field, you convert it into a magnet. Leading with […]
Think about your career as if it were business travel. If you do not plan to stay in the job for long, you behave like a hotel guest. You are not planning to change anything – and normally you won’t. You may leave some coffee stains on the carpet, collect all toiletries and, by mistake, […]
No, not the one you think. And I am not surprised. You need a paradigm shift. Imagine reading something like this: Healthy Sex: Indulge your “sweet tooth” — the healthy way. Adding a little spice to your sex life is not off-limits in the […] Clinic Diet. Here’s how you can have your muffin and […]