Archive for January, 2011

What’s missing?

What’s missing? I write a lot about leadership and little about China and there is a reason for that. Companies do not realize the increased demands of leadership required by the cross cultural problem we call China. China is not the problem. Pay attention to leadership in China. Cross cultural problems place a much higher demand […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China, Leadership

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A Different Kind of Genius for China

A Different Kind of Genius for China Knowledge What is the right genius for China? Many times we become too knowledgeable to be good leaders. Actually, knowledge itself is not the enemy, but we naturally get proud and stop seeking advice when we get knowledgeable. It also becomes a trap as you start to find […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership

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Hire Guilty Leaders

I know an interesting podcast at hbr.org.  It shows we need to hire guilty leaders. Let me explain.  Frank Flynn, a Stanford Business School professor, did a series of studies. He wanted to find out if people who feel guilt more do better or worse as employees and as leaders. So if we throw up […]

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Posted in: China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Leadership

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