Much of my work as an executive coach and an instructor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business involves helping people improve their abilities to deliver feedback more effectively. It’s a critical skill, particularly for both leaders in flat organizations where giving orders is generally counter-productive and for anyone who needs to manage up or across by influencing their bosses or peers. And it’s a topic on which I’ve written extensively, not only in posts on my site and at HBR.org, but also in the HBR Guide to Coaching Your Employees.
But a recent exchange with my colleague and [...]
A Better LifeThe Greatest Memo About Work-Life Balance Ever?The Washington PostMax Schireson, the chief executive of database company MongoDB, was working the typical “crazy full-time” hours of a CEO. He was on pace to log 300,000 air miles this year — not unusual for a top executive who commutes cross-country from his home to his job. But then he decided he didn’t want to work crazy full-time and fly all over the world if it meant missing important moments in the lives of his three adolescent children. So he announced in a blog post that he would be stepping down, handing the reins to [...]
Whether the world’s scariest outbreak of Ebola can be managed may come down to communications. Can governments, NGOs, and doctors communicate with very different audiences – with accuracy, agility, and ingenuity? Can they be convincing?
After years of civil war, many people in the affected countries don’t trust their governments or the foreigners in bio-hazard suits who seem to bring the virus with them. They don’t understand how the virus is being spread. Local custom is to bathe the bodies of the dead – but in doing so, the living catch the virus. Traditional sources of food – wi [...]
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