Becoming a Flying Fish
Professor Peter Hawkins has defined organisational culture as what you stop noticing when you have worked somewhere for over three months. He has also illustrated this by quoting a Chines proverb: “The last one to know about the sea is the fish.” So what can leaders see then?
POLITICAL ACUMEN is a leadership necessity
Organisation politics: it has a negative connotation. People think it is something dirty. Most people hate it and prefer to avoid it. Yet, there are four levels of politics in organizations: minimally, moderately, highly, and pathologically political organisations. It is part of our everyday business life. Therefore, I think political proficiency is not a choice for leaders, but it’s a necessity that can be improved.
CRAFTing the Future
Today globalisation generated a new demand for leaders. They need to expand their leadership capacity of being able to not only create a vision but to create the future as well. I believe one of the keys to competitiveness is how much creativity and innovation potential an organisation has.
Facing BIG DATA in Executive Coaching
BIG DATA is a very popular term used nowadays. It means exponential growth and availability of data in today business. I am not an expert in BIG DATA, therefore, I searched the internet and read some materials to gain a high level understanding.