I am often asked by people what my biggest tip for climbing the corporate ladder is, typically I will respond with one of these five, although each of these may lead to more questions, which I explore in more depth on the 8 week accelerator course.
Sometimes we can get overwhelmed by what needs to be done, almost to the point we go back into a shell. I was reminded of this today on a mastermind meeting I attended, where one of the group had so many things on his plate and things that were urgent he is suffering from the [...]
The other day, a very good friend of mine asked me, ’what does success mean to you?’ Curiously, most people typically respond in terms relating to money. Successes being something like a big house, or a nice car, the trophy wife, you get the picture.
A while back organisations went through a major rebrand of their personnel departments to Human Resources (HR). The intention behind this was a good one, with an emphasis that staff are humans that as a resource should be nurtured and developed. Initiatives such as 360-degree feedback and training plans were dreamt up to introduce this. [...]
There are managers who wear multiple hats – different areas of responsibilites. Recent cut backs has seen this proliferate, as someone leaves or gets their marching orders, responsibility is passed on to existing managers. These are frequently in conflict with each other as the manager is left to decide how to balance the requirements, budgets [...]
There is an English saying, adding fuel to the fire, which generally means provoking thought or exposing just how bad a problem is. In this post shows how I am adding ghee to the fire for outsourcing and offshoring.