In business, and in life, everything is changing fast, apart from how we behave. Our ways of thinking have changed very little since we lived in agricultural and industrial societies, but the problems we now need to solve are entirely different. David McCourt shares some solutions.
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Whenever we place someone in a position beyond their abilities, it can rack them with insecurity, fear and doubt. In an organisation, power can poison talented people.
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“What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.” – Isaac Newton
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“It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” Epictetus […]
Edward Hess tells us the crucial mindset underlying NewSmart is humility–not self-effacement but an accurate self-appraisal: acknowledging you can’t have all the answers, remaining open to new ideas, and committing yourself to lifelong learning.
Today’s leaders are getting stuck at an ever-increasing rate as they reach outside their core capabilities in search of growth. After experiencing this himself, and observing countless other CEOs facing a similar battle, our guest decided to do something about it.
Being a good leader doesn’t require being a bad person, and if you know what to look out for, you can keep your ego and hubris in check and become (and stay) a leader who is effective, successful, and good.