Two in five CEOs fail within their first 18 months of leading an organization, according to a study published in the Harvard Business Review. One-third of chief executives from Fortune 500 companies don't make it past three years.
Achieving goals requires your teams’ support and commitment. If your team is not on board, this could lead to you being unsuccessful in your leadership role. Here are four of the most common pitfalls that can cast you in a negative light and “turn off” your employees thereby rendering your leadership ineffective.Read more ...
Employees don't leave organizations, They leave bad bosses. The worst place an employee can be, is stuck in an organization with a micro-manager that doesn't care about their development and there are no opportunities for growth and advancement.
Employees want meaningful work, and they want autonomy in how they work. No matter how great a company’s products and/or services may be, if management is dysfunctional, that company will have serious problems. The typical 'bad boss' spends their time directing and monitoring employees rather than empowering them. Micromanaging is oppressive, fosters anxiety and creates a high stress work environment. Eventually, employees will become disenchanted and quit to work for another company.Read more ...
People don't leave bad jobs, They leave bad bosses. Most of the time an employee has an issue with a company, it is something relating to their boss.
Here are 7 reasons why employees have no loyalty to corporations:
A joint research by MIT and Boston University studied the effects of increased use of industrial robots between 1990 and 2007. Results estimates an extra robot per 1,000 workers could potentially cut 5.6 human jobs. In that period, industrial robots alone have eliminated up to 670,000 American jobs. China is also building fully automated factories. In some cases, 1 robot can do the work of 140 human workers.
As estimated by Deloitte, around 39% jobs would be replaced in legal services and around 6% jobs are supposed to be replaced in the next 5 years. Similarly accountant jobs have 95% chance of being replaced. Jobs like insurance underwriters and claims representatives, bank tellers and representatives, financial analysts and construction workers, inventory managers and stock listings, taxi drivers, and manufacturing workers jobs are coming into extinction. All of these fields employs a huge headcount.Read more ...
is a concerned group of Trinidadians who have decided to undertake the rebuilding of the Internat Sainte Madeleine (formerly La Madeleine Orphanage) in Haiti. The building for one hundred children was a recent construction and was ready to begin operations when the earthquake struck.
Now, there are only ruins.