Work/life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue and which they’ll decline, rather than simply reacting to emergencies, leaders can and do engage meaningfully with work, family, and community. They’ve discovered through hard… Continue reading Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life
Toxic bosses harm employees in countless ways — for instance, by lowering morale, diminishing well-being, and increasing work-family conflict. Estimates suggest abusive supervision costs organizations millions in lost productivity, employee turnover, and litigation each year. Although prior research has found that leader behaviors can “trickle down” to affect the actions of employees at lower organizational… Continue reading DOES HAVING A BAD BOSS MAKE YOU MORE LIKELY TO BE ONE YOURSELF?
Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology When the UAE leadership announced the establishment of the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), it marked the beginning of a breakthrough in the comprehensive development of the country’s industrial ecosystem. MoIAT aims to keep pace with the UAE’s journey towards… Continue reading Dr Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber – UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology
Leading with Confidence in Uncertain Times Serena crunched all the numbers and made the best estimates possible when she was preparing the coming quarter’s sales projections for the product she managed. She used lessons from her graduate studies in statistics and decision science. Informed by historical trends, economic forecasts, and market projections, she estimated… Continue reading Leading with Confidence in Uncertain Times
The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level A few weeks ago, we were asked to analyze a competency model for leadership development that a client had created. It was based on the idea that at different points in their development, potential leaders need to focus on excelling at different skills. For example, in their model… Continue reading The Skills Leaders Need at Every Level