Gallup data shows they have a combination of hard-to-teach traits.
If great managers seem scarce, it’s because the talent required to be one is rare. Gallup finds that great managers have the following talents:
How can we use the design process to build more people-centered organizations?
While the past favored those who could retain and process information efficiently, the future belongs to those who can imagine a better world and work with others to make it happen.
Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today’s businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex — and traditional pillars of management are obsolete, says Yves Morieux. So, he says, it falls to individual employees to navigate the rabbit’s warren of interdependencies. In this energetic talk, Morieux offers six rules for “smart simplicity.” (Rule One: Understand what your colleagues actually do.)
Thoughts from the Strata conference.
Machines are for optimization; humans are for inspiration.
At 10 years old, I lost a trillion dollar bet to my older brother. I bet him it was Wednesday. It was actually Thursday. I was very sure of myself (for reasons I can’t recall), and saw a good…
The rules for the new economy haven’t been written yet. Well, they have…it’s just that they were written 50+ years ago when the 9-to-5, 30-years-and-a-gold-watch career path was the rule, not the exception. They haven’t kept up with the changing economy or the new workforce. The laws and regulations laws that guide the economy have to adapt to the way people are working and building their lives. That’s where Janelle Orsi comes in. Janelle is the innovative founder of the Sustainable Economies Law Center, an organization that “charts the changing legal territory of the new economy, educating communities and individuals …