If you, an experienced CEO, want to be a mentor to your younger colleagues, don't jump into it. First set up some clear rules and you will see benefits on both sides. Without rules, you will just spend your time in vain.
A deadline is a nice thing if you ask any manager. That's nicely defined time when everything must be done, a nice way to see who's working and who's not. But it's also a source of great stress for your employees. Fortunately, we have a recipe for that.
Delegative leadership is popular among some leaders because it gives their workers a great deal of freedom. And workers should be happier. And work more. And earn more. And, in fact, it very often turns into a disaster...
Let's face it: In a sea of what suppose to be great leadership advice, too many of them are "What the hell I just read?!" Here are some advice that sound almost insulting to an adult but you can find them around nonetheless.
There's no doubt you've been in a situation when you forgot that you have business negotiations arranged. Yes, that can happen in any organization and sometimes you just can't postpone it. And that's where your troubles start.
If you ask anybody what a great leader should do, motivation would be most probably on the top of the answers list. But stop for a moment and let's ask ourselves: What does it really mean if you need to constantly motivate your workers?
The First 100 Days is a nice concept. As a new CEO you have time to walk around, learn about your new company, talk to people, see how it works... And you may end up with "A man with no courage" nickname.