Tag: leadership

Appreciate different business culture, personalities and ways of working

Everyone is different and it’s a given This is particularly true if your team members come from different cultures with different norms and ways of doing business. It may sound awfully obvious but to appreciate it requires a lot of cultural awareness and experience working with other human beings 😃 Just to share some areas where…

Candid communication is a clear sign of a high performing team

Hi there, Today topic is very close to my heart as I think it is of vital importance to a high functioning team. Candid or honest communication is present when your team could often freely share/discuss/debate about a particular project. They don’t need to hold back or follow the opinion of the most senior/influential person…

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…