Integrity is a vital part of the culture and values of a company. Integrity is often mentioned as one of the most respectable aspects of human behavior. It is commonly agreed that it is not possible to achieve sustainable success without integrity. But what does integrity mean within a leadership context? What distinguishes behavior with integrity from the […]

Video 9: Want to increase innovation? Celebrate the failures! People will only innovate if failure does not cost them their reputation. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT How do you increase initiative and innovation in a team? Joyita has a very clear and simple rule for this. To increase innovation, lower the cost of failure. Let’s think about that […]

The bitter medicine of feedback is not about being nice or positive but about showing commitment and support. Giving feedback will succeed when the subject genuinely knows and believes that you are committed to their success. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT How do you give feedback to a colleague or team member? And remember, feedback when given nearly […]

We learn most from those we work with. They make us the leaders we are. But what makes an effective team? Here is a list inspired by Peter Drucker’s eight practices for executives. What makes an effective executive team Great executive teams may be aggressive or conservative, intuitive or calculating, conflicted or harmonious. But every effective executive […]

The single most useful management advice are the eight practices of effective executives defined by Peter Drucker. The insights are so profound that he deserves a place among the most significant thinkers on leadership and management over the last 1,000 years. Drucker said: Great managers may be charismatic or dull, generous or tightfisted, visionary or numbers oriented. […]

What should a fast growing tech company CEO read? Here are my recommendations. Read the books with thought and implement the insights thoroughly. Each book will save you a year of trial and error. Must read All Peter Drucker books and the article Managing Oneself Good to Great and all books by Jim Collins Crossing the Chasm, Geoffrey Moore Innovator’s Dilemma, Clayton Christensen The […]