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Guest blog: Is your ego too big for your business? (flowchart)

Author: Meredith Wood (vice president at Fundera) There’s a fine line between celebrating your accomplishments and suffering from an overinflated ego. Indeed, inflated egos are quite common, and are often easily explained by a phenomenon known as Hubris Syndrome. As you gain more power or become more successful, people naturally laugh at your jokes more … Continue reading

Performance vs. Trust – Simon Sinek’s view on who to recruit

Simon Sinek shares a really simple model that explains why it’s not always best to recruit, promote or reward high performers. He says that high performers that you can’t trust create a toxic atmosphere at work. It reminded me of a couple of blog posts I wrote in 2017: Stupid Leadership Fake Leadership . . . … Continue reading

Enterprise Change Management for Leaders – getting past the head nod!

In this video, Tim Creasey, from Prosci, discusses the role of leaders in change management. He talks about why leaders should build their organisation’s capability to manage change but also what they personally need to do. I like his phrase “Getting past the head nod”. He means we need to go beyond everyone nodding in … Continue reading

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