Boost productivity: effectively delegating, empowering, and inspiring.

Boost productivity: effectively delegating, empowering, and inspiring.

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A leader—a normal and mortal one—does not do everything. I know it sounds too trivial, but it is amazing to see how many supervisors, managers, and executives tap on micromanagement to lead. The reasons they do this are countless. The problem is that micromanagement impairs the ability for teams, and the entire organization, to learn, to grow and to perform at their best. And you know how I think about that; not developing your organization is a fatal flaw! Especially in the world we are living today, where individuals are more autonomous, with enhanced socio-emotional skills, with sharp critical-thinking skills, hyperconnected, creative, equipped with a myriad of tools, with acute social and cultural expectations. Their roles and responsibilities are more fluid. Moreover, today a high amount of work is produced in…
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The Crucial Test of Leadership: The Right Results, The Right Way!

The Crucial Test of Leadership: The Right Results, The Right Way!

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Every successful leader clearly understands that the purpose of any business is to create value for customers, employees, and investors—your key stakeholders— and that the interests of these three groups are inextricably linked. You need to ensure doing the job is mandatory to any leader: harnessing company’s resources, capabilities, and core competencies to gain and ensure a sustainable competitive advantage. In a nutshell, it is your job to guide people to develop the right mind-set and habits, and to use the right tools, to pursue the most value-adding activities. Having said that, in volatile, uncertain and complex times, such as the ones we are going through, as the thoughtful leader or your organization, you’re the ultimate responsible to steer your team/organization to the best possible outcome in the foreseeable future.…
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Time Wasters and Productivity Inhibitors: What to do about it

Time Wasters and Productivity Inhibitors: What to do about it

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We have been providing advice to organizations on operational excellence, for a number of years. Central to our approach is the concept of Productivity Ecosystem. We advocate that Sustainable Productivity is achieved when individuals, their equipment, and their tools are in balance, and in sync with environmental realities, over time. Fundamentally, productivity is about being effective with your time, energy, resources and talent. Notwithstanding, after years of practice and collecting data, it is obvious to us that there are infamous Time Wasters, the villains of the story, those that create distraction, confusion and derail the value-creation processes. They suck your energy, erode your time, eat up valuable resources, and end up ruining your ability to focus on the things that really matter. There are productivity inhibitors. Following is a list…
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