The first step in leading the organization to success is to communicate your vision to your employees. You’ll need to communicate clearly, and avoid “blurry vision bias,” if you want to make the biggest impact.
Consumers want access to all products and services all the time. While shoppers certainly appreciate 24×7 access to products, it turns out they exhibit specific buying tendencies based on time of day and time of year.
The most successful scions of Wall Street are usually depicted in the movies as greedy and Machiavellian. If you think those characteristics will help you lead your company to the next level, you’re wrong.
Are meetings taking over your life, and maybe the lives of your team members as well? As a leader, it’s worth asking how so many meetings managed to sneak onto your calendar and whether you can do anything about it.
Is there any emotion with a more dangerous undercurrent than anger? Likely not, according to Maurice Schweitzer and Jeremy Yip at Wharton. As a leader, you need to find ways to manage your anger and to help your team members with this issue.
Are your team members dodging your meetings? Are your top performers always finding excuses to step out of your meetings?
Some individuals seem to be natural leaders. Can you train the others to become good managers? A recent article on Knowledge@Wharton explores this topic and explains the best ways to help new managers succeed.