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Do you want to involve future subordinates in the selection of the team leader? Please consider one possible perceptual bias!

Often, in the later stages of the selection process of the team leader, the meeting of the candidate with future subordinates is also planned by the company.

Strategic thinking: What is it? How to evaluate it in a candidate? How to inspire future leaders to think strategically?

The ability to think strategically is a powerful tool with such importance in decision-making, problem solving, innovation activities, etc. What is meant when talking about strategic thinking?

What´s in store for us in 2023?

What are the issues that leaders and HR must focus their attention on in the new year? I will give a brief overview of the conversations I had with top managers, HR executives and also entrepreneurs in the last weeks of December.

What did the founder of Salesforce think when he talked about the mindset of the Beginner (Japanese shoshin)?

I recently listened to an interview with Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff on  Yahoo Finance. He stressed the importance  of keeping  a “beginner´s” mindset in business and management.

Personality traits in organized crime groups: the results of one interesting study

Recently, I came across a study carried out by researchers at Aarhus University that focused on the personality traits of members of organised crime groups in Denmark.

When a specialist becomes a team leader vol2: 11 challenges

For a specialist, an exciting moment in his/her professional life emerges when he/she is proposed to take up the position of a team leader. 

Test feedback to the manager: what are the risks if your favorite focus is working with people?

Can there be any hidden risks in a situation where a manager has an innately high level of empathy and his or her main focus is on the employee, good relations in the team and a good work atmosphere?

Differences between managing specialists vs managing managers: what will change?

What critical success factors are important for succeeding as a first-line manager, which ones as a middle manager,  and how much does the focus change  when moving from  one role to another?

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