I first learned about performance mentorship over fifteen years ago. The National Commercial Bank's CEO has instituted a mentoring program across the different levels of the organization. The primary objective is to transfer best leadership practices to high-potential Saudi nationals positioned to succeed in critical roles in the Bank. All foreign executives, like myself, were … Continue reading Great people have Mentors!
I am fortunate enough to witness several kinds of leaders through the '80s, 90's until today. Leaders I had the privilege to work for comes in different colors, sizes, and shapes. They come from diverse backgrounds, education, and temperament. For over 30 years in the workforce, I have witnessed how the different leadership styles affected … Continue reading My Origin Story on Leadership
There are two types of leaders when it comes to dealing with their subordinate's erroneous decisions. On the one hand, you have leaders quick to punish direct reports that make the wrong decision. On the other hand, there are the leaders that genuinely care for the learning of the direct report. The servant-leader is the … Continue reading How to process wrong decisions