For a week, I kept notes about two different columns I was thinking of writing. When I finally sat down to try to write the first one, the notes had disappeared from my computer. My first response was astonishment, then panic, and then the odd sense that I’m sure you’ve experienced at some point: . . .
In all likelihood, you get more done today than you ever have before. That’s mostly because you can do so much more, so much faster, wherever you are, through e-mail, texting, instant-messaging, tweeting and posting. The real issue is whether you’re getting the right things done. That was the most. . .
A few days ago, it dawned on me that for the past several weeks I had been feeling vaguely anxious, uneasy and sad. I hate saying that. It’s not how I want to see myself. It’s not how I want others, especially those I lead, to view me. All this came clear after a friend sent me a clip of the comedi. . .
DALIAN, China — What quality ought we value most in leaders?That’s the question I’ve been thinking about all week at the World Economic Forum‘s annual meeting here, known as Summer Davos. It brought together some 1700 chief and senior executives from 90 countries around the world. At a workshop ti. . .
I am the chief executive of my company, with responsibility for 30 people in the United States and another two offices overseas. As part of my vacation last month, I took two weeks when I was completely offline and didn’t check in to my office at all. Was this a wise move? Was it responsible?First. . .