One of the biggest mistakes leaders make is avoiding team conflict. Yes, conflict may feel uncomfortable, but that tension is often a very natural if not necessary part of real progress and team bonding.
Businesses have a choice. They must rebuild their foundation on a digital business model or risk ending up on the dustbin of history. Micro-entrepreneurs are the backbone and the engine of this emerging economy.
Communication is the key to success in your career, and the soft skill of conversation is on clear display in any job interview. Sir Richard Branson says that ”Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.” However, if you are uncomfortable with your communication skills, you’re not alone.
The importance of planning shouldn’t be diminished; every business that hopes to succeed needs a solid plan if it hopes to make it through the unforgiving startup world onto the more stable ground of medium to long-term viability and growth.
Five ladies in leadership share their work that has served to create more enriching, equitable and just educational and talent possibilities for a variety of learners of all ages at all stages.
It’s common for each generation to think themselves to be different than those who went before however, and the lack of real movement in the number of people employed in the gig economy doesn’t suggest that we’re in the midst of tremendous change just yet.
We’re often so caught up in the relief and excitement of being promoted to manager that we completely miss one important fact – that we have accepted an entirely different job.
For business leaders, the focus has very much been on understanding how they can best work with technology partners and use innovative solutions to create business value, keep ahead of competitors and take the company into the future.