Showing posts with label lead. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lead. Show all posts

Dec 17, 2017

Soviet Folklore and Office Politics

Soviet Folklore and Office Politics (article)Hello Readers,

As we approach the close of another year at Working Quietly, I'd like to wish you a Happy Holiday season and a Happy 2018! And I promise you, the title of this post does not reek of clickbait - I do have a story to share with you, and a valuable career lesson too.

Oct 12, 2014

We Need More Quiet Leaders Now

When things go wrong, we look to the people in charge to take care of us and make things right. This is part of our human nature.

Western society and Hollywood films teach us that successful leaders must owe their success to the parts of their personality that can be seen and heard by the people around them.  Excellent leaders are charismatic and gregarious.

But, is this really what good leaders do?