Category: Leadership

Induction for Senior Leadership is critical for success yet often not done well

Senior leadership often has huge impact on the company culture, the team, clients/partners and overall business. Yet a solid induction/on-boarding plan for newly joined senior leader in the first 60-90 days is often not done well at many companies. Why is it so? They brilliantly pass the interview process First senior leadership candidates often pass the interview process…

The more senior you get, the more bad news you receive?

Recently a colleague told me that it just occurred to him, the more senior he got, the more bad news he seemed to receive. I jokingly replied “do you just realise that now? welcome to the club” The reasons why this “phenomenon” happens are many but the common sense explanation is you are now the…

How much time should managers spend in meetings?

Hi everyone, I have heard from my colleagues, clients, senior leadership teams that they often spend all of their time daily/weekly in meetings and they hardly have any time to do “actual work”. Does this sound similar? “I have back to back meeting from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm” or “I only have 1 hour…

One thing that significantly improves my career

I have been asked multiple times: “what is the one thing that if I do it regularly, it would significantly enhance my career?” Every time, my answer is to spend about 1 hour everyday to read. It seems so easy,one hour a day out of 24 hours, how can anyone not able to do it? Well…