Chief of staff (role) by @siftedeu

…or chief of stuff. someone to come in and fix things Creating new names is something startups and innovators do often. Chief of staff is: the only role other than the COO that’s really cross-functional an enabler for the CEO “helicoptering” into whatever needs to be done and helping to solve problems  —that don’t necessarily [...]

Product vs. Feature Teams (by @cagan for SVPG Silicon Valley Product Group)

In the tech world, there are really three distinct types of, loosely speaking, “product teams.” Origen: Product vs. Feature Teams | Silicon Valley Product Group …while this article might be painful to read, if you’ve been frustrated with the contradictory and confusing messaging from people in the product world, if you bear with me here, [...]

How Will You Measure Your Life? ( @HarvardBiz )

Your decisions about allocating your personal time, energy, and talent ultimately shape your life’s strategy. "No me da la vida" Origen: HBR – How Will You Measure Your Life? (by Clayton M. Christensen) I have a bunch of “businesses” that compete for these resources… And I have exactly the same problem that a corporation does. [...]

How to Avoid Tool Overload and Apathy | Product Focus

Origen: How to Avoid Tool Overload and Apathy | Product Focus Communications overload Research shows that communication overload is a significant source of productivity loss. In this study by software company RescueTime, their analysis of 50,000 workers showed that, on average, workers checked their emails and messages every 6 minutes, and 40% never managed more [...]

Amateurs vs. Professionals (also via @samuelgil )

Origen: Farnam Street blog – The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals Why is it that some people seem to be hugely successful and do so much, while the vast majority of us struggle to tread water? The answer is complicated and likely multifaceted. One aspect is mindset—specifically, the difference between amateurs and professionals. Most of us [...]

Cinco preguntas de “coaching” para ayudar a tus profesionales

Origen: Qué es realmente un "coach" y cómo puede ayudar a las empresas No es objeto de este artículo proponer una metodología de coaching, pero me parece interesante ofreceros estas preguntas-herramienta (Harvard Business Review, 14 diciembre 2017) a modo de ejemplo, para que podáis facilitar a vuestros colaboradores unas breves reflexiones sobre su motivación, sus [...]

Why the Most Effective Operations Managers Truly Value Great Culture

A company’s culture is its operating system. Everything that happens runs on it. Origen: Why the Most Effective Operations Managers Truly Value Great Culture The daily priorities for most organizational leaders and managers look something like this: Key Metrics (Sales, Revenue, Delivery, Customer Satisfaction, etc.) Strategic Initiatives Tactical Initiatives Day-to-Day Firefights People and Culture Company [...]

The Seven Things A Highly Agile CEO Does: Jeff Bezos

Origen: The Seven Things A Highly Agile CEO Does: Jeff Bezos A customer-first mindset A focus on the road map for the future Continuous creation of new businesses Creating multiple paths to yes Acting as ‘chief slowdown officer’ for big bets A willingness to take risks and acquire new institutional skills Turning institutional skills into [...]

The 70-20-10 Rule for Leadership Development

The 70-20-10 Rule for Leadership DevelopmentA research-based, time-tested guideline for developing managers says that you need to have 3 types of experience, using a 70-20-10 ratio: challenging assignments (70%), developmental relationships (20%), and coursework and training (10%).The 70-20-10 rule emerged from 30 years of our research, which explores how executives learn, grow, and change over [...]

A Taxonomy of Troublemakers (via @firstround)

 “If in workplace after workplace you are the only one who's right and everyone else is a jerk, schmuck or idiot, take note: there’s a common denominator and it’s you,” says Foster.A Taxonomy of Troublemakers for Those Navigating Difficult Colleagues | First Round Review Here’s a list of eight difficult personality types — and how [...]

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