Starting is easy. There are no prizes for starting the marathon. You get the medal for finishing. Most people I know are good at starting. Few people I know are good at finishing. Who do you know who is good at finishing? What do they do differently? The closer you get to the end, the… Continue reading The Last 5% is the Hard Part
Google started asking team members to answer the following questions, using a 1 (strongly agree) to 5 (strongly disagree) scale. My manager gives me actionable feedback that helps me improve my performance. My manager does not “micromanage” (get involved in details that should be handled at other levels). My manager shows consideration for me as a… Continue reading Google Evaluates Leadership Using these 13 Questions
Digital affects every area of my life, yet I am often an idiot when it comes to online security. Hacking is not just something just for the US Government and large banks to worry about. Lots of companies and people have been hacked in 2018 with large data breaches or shutdown of their services. A… Continue reading Take Personal Cyber Security Seriously
You can listen to the full podcast on soundcloud, or subscribe on iTunes (itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/radeo/id1250841955) I had a wonderful conversation with EO South Africa member and RadEO Podcast host Ross Drakes (along with the great Rich Mulholland) a few weeks back after the EO Global Leadership Academy in Washington. About this Episode: In this episode of RadEO,… Continue reading On the RadEO Podcast with Ross Drakes
Did Netflix kill Blockbuster? or did Blockbuster forget about customers? Did Amazon kill Sears? or did Sears forget about customers? One of my early business mentors told me “you have to be half the price or triple the value for someone to switch from their current provider”. People don’t switch from Sears to Amazon for… Continue reading Did Netflix kill Blockbuster?
Nothing brings more opportunity into your life than speaking well in public. I have been teaching for 16 years on many leadership programs at IESE Business School. Today I’m sharing a playlist of a series of videos that we put together as an introduction for participants of future courses. There are 10 videos in the… Continue reading Leadership Communications
A Strong personal network doesn’t just happen. An attitude of service might just be the most important thing you can bring to the table. If you are interested in networking you might also like 9 Habits to Develop a Strong Network and The #1 Reason you don’t have a strong Network.
Caroline Myss shares 5 Choices that will Transform your Life: Tell Truth (not Lies) Share Wisdom (not Woe) Take Risks (not Play Safe) Choose New Words (never use “entitled”, “blame”, “deserve”) Choose to Bless your Day
“Progress is impossible without change. Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” George Bernhard Shaw If you can’t change your mind, then you’re not using it. Adaptability is important. If you don’t change and update your world view based on new information and new perspectives, you are dangerous. If you tend to fight… Continue reading When was the Last Time You Changed Your Opinion?
If you are to build a great business, you need to know how to hire great people. There are 3 things you want to see in a person to know that they will make a lasting positive impact on the organisation. Can they do the job today Will they do the job long term Do… Continue reading How to Hire Great People