The Business Leader and the Truth

published in: Leadership

17 Oct
2011

When an employee makes a mistake I visit him/her to show where s/he went wrong.  leader, truth, employeeS/he  denies s/he did the error.  Often s/he tries to prove that there is almost no error or the error is somewhere else.  I dump on her/him all known logic of Archimedes and Pythagoras, but the employee still does not recognize the error.

Stop.  What am I doing?

The Business Leader and the Truth


The Entrepreneur and the Transition to Professional Company Management

published in: Leadership

28 Sep
2011

Imagine I started a business from scratch. I worked a lot - 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days a week. For 3-5 years the company achieved turnover of USD 5-10 000 000.  At this moment I am a successful entrepreneur.

Imagine now I have continued to work as hard as always for another 5 years.  But the turnover remains stable at the same level USD 5-10 000 000.  In this situation I should describe myself as "I was a successful entrepreneur."


Why the company has stalled?

The Entrepreneur and the Transition to Professional Company Management


Leadership Defined by Peter Drucker

published in: Leadership

28 Oct
2010

The insights of the management guru - prof. Peter Drucker - although made in leader, leadership, management, Peter Drucker1960s, are stunning even the most prominent XXI century businessmen with their depth and validity. I couldn’t restrain myself to share with you his views on leadership:

• Leadership is of utmost importance for company success. And nothing can replace leadership.

Leadership Defined by Peter Drucker


5 Principles of Remuneration System

published in: Leadership

03 Sep
2010

The remuneration system is one of many elements that directly affect the success of the company. Unfortunately, there is no universal five prinicples, 5 principles, remuneration systemefficient system applicable to all the specifics of various types of businesses and individuals.  But there are principles which distinguish the better remuneration systems:

Principle 3. If an employee may get fired for poor performance, s/he must have the opportunity to get "rich" for top performance.

5 Principles of Remuneration System


Leadership and Staff Assessment

published in: Leadership

26 Aug
2010
Managers take decisions based on their own opinion and evaluation of a person and his/her performance.leader, leadership, staff assessment, assessment  How often this opinion is based on a systematic objective staff assessment?
 
Leadership rests on correct decisions.  More objective knowledge about the subordinates presumes more correct decisions.  Therefore, staff assessment gains popularity.  The majority appraisal systems focus on the human potential, which requires specialists - often psychologists. 
 
But is man’s potential the right focus?
Leadership and Staff Assessment


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