Digital natives are threatening the way traditional organizations do business. The dated authoritative structures and imposing mindsets of the executives of traditional companies are in stark contrast to today’s technology-savvy startups and digital-native companies. Traditional firms are running out of time to revisit their strategies and promptly transform in accordance with the rapidly evolving markets […]
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Being Disrupted by Digital Natives? Empower Small Teams Using Agile Techniques to Remain Competitive
Social Media has taken business with a strong hand of thunder. Companies are now recognizing Social Media as a disruptive force that gathers strength rather than attenuate. In fact, having a good grasp of Organizational Social Media Literacy has become a company’s source of competitive advantage. Social Media literacy is not yet an element of leadership […]
Time Management is a critical capability for individuals as well as senior leaders. Leaders are often under pressure to allocate adequate time on strategic priorities. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula designed for appropriate time management that works for all executives. However, research on the practices utilized by the leaders effectively managing their time reveals that […]
What do you think are the symptoms of Poor Time Management? Time management is a challenge for almost every individual. Executives have been found to be complaining more about the scarcity of time. The advent of 24/7 communications, increasing sophistication, intense rivalry, and financial insecurities have complicated the situation for the executives. Overloaded executives are […]
Do you know what’s the toughest issue with Talent Management? A large majority of leaders confront significant impediments trying to bring their talent and business priorities in line. Are you one of them? The typical approach employed to accomplish this often contains several gaps—starting with recognizing critical roles in the company where leaders tend to fail […]
Assuming a new position in a Company is never easy. Everyone in the Company knows that Leadership (and extended) Team is vital to achieving success Yet, this is not always the case. Often, new executives get to face dysfunctional, non-performing, and poorly organized “team inheritances.” This can be a challenging dilemma when management is increasingly […]
Leadership has become a usual term often misunderstood by many people even those holding the status of a leader. There is no doubt that everyone can be a leader, but not everyone can be a genius leader. Leadership is far limited to prestige, a high status, or to financial abundance; it is neither about authority […]
“People are hired for their intellect and business expertise and fired for a lack of emotional intelligence.” – Daniel Goleman Despite the popularity of this term, there are still many misunderstandings of what Emotional Intelligence (EQ) stands for. EQ is not limited to being sociable. It refers to how we handle our emotions and relationships. […]
Editor’s Note: The Natural Evolution of Things is an in-depth is a 5-part series that describes 13 the catalysts of Organizational Change and Competitiveness, based on the theme of Michael Porter’s Five Forces. To read the full series, take a look at the author’s profile page found here. * * * * Continued from part 2… Achievement […]
Editor’s Note: Peter DiGiammarino is a professional CEO and founder of growth strategy consulting firm, IntelliVen. IntelliVen is also an author on Flevy, producing a series of frameworks covering a variety of management and leadership topics. View all this Flevy materials here. * * * * Leaders set direction, aligns resources, and motivates action as suggested by the panels […]
We are living in an era where the need for change has considerably increased both at the personal and professional level. New initiatives, shift of paradigms, technology disruption, highly competitive environment, digital revolution, new set of talents-these things are the drivers that make CHANGE a fundamental step towards personal and organizational improvement. While in the […]
In our lives at least once, if we’re lucky, we experience the opportunity to work for a cause bigger than ourselves, to achieve a goal we never thought possible, or change the lives of those around us. If we’re lucky. We think an experience like this is out of reach, but the truth is that […]
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