"Don't underestimate the power of kindness in the workplace" is another genuinely insightful study from Harvard Business Review. The article drives the point home that everybody wants to be happy. It's a basic human instinct. The context of the article is todays new normal. A regular 'Thank you, Garry' or 'Great Job' recognition in the … Continue reading The Quiet Power of Kindness
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!
Source: Unique Vision / Shutterstock "GOOD IS THE ENEMY OF GREAT. AND THAT IS ONE OF THE KEY REASONS WHY WE HAVE SO LITTLE THAT BECOMES GREAT. WE DON'T HAVE GREAT SCHOOLS, PRINCIPALLY BECAUSE WE HAVE GOOD SCHOOLS. WE DON'T HAVE A GREAT GOVERNMENT, PRINCIPALLY BECAUSE WE HAVE A GOOD GOVERNMENT. FEW PEOPLE ATTAIN GREAT … Continue reading Why is mediocrity common in most organizations?