Tag archive for hierarchy

Macro-promise

The most preferred word of any manager is YES, no matter the executive floor or the discussion partners, especially when he gives an order.  And as any boss has a boss, receiving orders is universal rule of hierarchy. There are reasonable orders even if they…

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The sacrifice

In chess, the sacrifice is defined as a move by which a piece is given up in the hope of gaining tactic or positioning advantages. To insiders, this is a master move given the intelligence of the assumed risk.  To the novices, this is a…

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Internal Networking

I kindly invite you to a discussion about the internal networking that is the “closed circuit human network” – closed within the virtual boundaries of an organization. There is much talk about networking, but usually it is about the networking taking place outside the organization…

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Manage your boss

Last week I had the pleasure to deliver under the aegis of Exec Edu a seminar on the universal and hot topic I admit that initially the topic scared me given its absence in the corporate manuals.  Later, as I was frantically searching for concepts…

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The Throne

I met the other day with a good friend and former colleague who refered in a relaxed and non-arrogant way to one of his former positions as “when I sat in that throne…”  I must admit I was visualizing him wearing a scepter and other…

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