This week in leadership
Latest industry news, opinion pieces, observations and advice.
What does Parkinson’s Law say about the time, deadline, and procrastination of a work assignment?
C. Northcote Parkinson (1909–1993) was a British maritime historian, lecturer and writer who formulated the humorous law that has become famous today in the economic journal The Economist in 1955.
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 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.