The most difficult meeting to manage are ones where some attendees dial in, while most attend in person. The chairperson must walk a fine line of balancing the two groups. Topic suggested by Stanford visiting scholar Niina Nurmi. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT How do you run productive meetings, when you have attendees attending both in person and others […]
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 […]
“Great managers may be charismatic or dull, generous or tightfisted, visionary or numbers oriented. But every effective executive follows eight simple practices.” Peter Drucker
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 […]
We are all fish of essentially the same size and looks. Some swim in the front, others in the rear. A common vision and common values keep the fish together. When the whole school of fish moves in formation, the group is powerful, effective and protected. Every fish is needed; but no fish is irreplaceable.