A droning speaker, a dull PowerPoint presentation and a pot of stale coffee. Who doesn’t love meetings? OK, who does love them? Many people have joined the anti-meeting camp, with 47 percent of the employees surveyed in 2012 by Salary.com saying meetings are their biggest time suck at work.
Pay is obviously important. So are benefits. But pay and benefits are also expected. So what makes a job more than just a list of duties? When you actually care about what you do — and care about the people you do it with and for.
One of the biggest challenges managers face is communication. And yet, communication is also one of the most critical aspects of leadership. Without good communication, managers can fail to gain commitment from employees, fail to achieve business goals and fail to develop rapport with the people on their team. In short, they can fail as
Good news for today’s MBA grads: The share of large company chief executives with graduate business degrees has grown nearly 50 percent in the past 10 years. But don’t start decorating your corner office yet. There’s a lot to learn before you’re ready to take the CEO chair.
During this edition of Future CEOs we talk about the importance of Emotional Intelligence to your business and career. Hlubi and Gareth are joined in studio by Richard Riche, CEO of One Clear Message; Riaan Steenberg, Director at Regenesys Business School; and Michelle Moss, Director at Talent Africa, who help us dig into and understand
What mistakes are we making when hiring and firing, and how does this affect our company’s bottom line? In this Future CEOs episode, we have a fascinating conversation with specialist recruiter and thought leader, Lou Adler, founder and CEO of The Adler Group, where he reveals what CEOs and companies are doing very wrong when