What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures

What exactly defines a great leader? Answers that come to mind include good judgment, integrity, and people skills, and so forth. But although is it true that the main ingredients of leadership are universal, the full leadership recipe is also dependent on specific and varying cultures. This, in turn, is because cultural differences impact on implicit…

Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – May 2016

Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – May 2016

  Sponsored By Issue: 2016-5 May 2016   Founder’s Corner 8.5 “Must Know” Career Tips & Tricks (v5.0) Joseph F Paris Jr I wrote the first version of this article four years ago and have been updating it every year since.  I have had a great many people remark to me that it has helped them a…

Quantum computing – Now try this

Quantum computing – Now try this

Although the idea of quantum computing to carry out tasks far faster than any conventional machine goes back decades, such super machines were yet to reach the masses – until now. It was originally proposed in the early 1980s and subsequently adopted by Google, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and IBM – who have each dedicated quantum-computing research groups….

Zenefits Was the Perfect Startup. Then It Self-Disrupted

Zenefits Was the Perfect Startup. Then It Self-Disrupted

Bloomberg reveals the story of what happened when an HR firm had some epic HR problems. In this case, it’s the story of Zenefits – a company that makes online software that automates health insurance, payroll, and other essential office drudgery. Zenefits launched in April 2013 through startup incubator Y Combinator and subsequently expanded from fewer than…