It’s important for companies to employ people who are experts in their particular fields but what should those experts do and how should they conduct themselves when they get to a point where they know it all?
As the move from the Mechanical Age to the Digital Age becomes a reality in the workplace, companies are going to have to focus more on the energy in the company rather than on soon-to-become-outdated concepts like corporate culture to ensure increased productivity and profitability.
One of the basic tenets of running a successful business – or a successful life, for that matter – is that you have to set, and work towards, clear goals. But recent developments are shaking the foundations of this basic business principle.
All successful business leaders, particularly those in the 50+ age group, should not underestimate the significance of the unfolding story leading to Mark Lamberti’s recent resignations from a number of business entities in corporate South Africa.