11 management priciples that shake things up – by Elon Musk

No large meetings unless they’re of value to the entire audience. Keep them short. Don’t have frequent meetings unless the matter is truly urgent. Resolve it; stop meeting. If you are not adding value to a meeting, walk out or drop off the call.  Don’t use acronyms and nonsense words for objects, software, or processes. Avoid…

Winning teams – “the Fist”

Leadership tims by Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke Blue Devils. Teamwork is the foundation of Coach K’s success. The topic is something he’s studied closely, beginning with his education at West Point. It’s no coincidence that he delivers one of his most famous strategies in the form of an analogy. “I look at…

SalaryBar – work hard, play hard, get paid

Money is not the most important thing in the world. But a solid #salary sure as hell helps, and you deserve a fair compensation for your efforts. SalaryBar offers a detailed, unbiased salary benchmark. We combine the most extensive algorithm in the market, with the human touch of our SalaryBar tenders. The only data we’ll never…

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable… Erik Hiep

Last summer my son graduated at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He went to Johannesburg for an internship at a big corporation, came back and told me: “Dad, I am 21 and I am not going to sit in an office behind a screen for the rest of my life… “ “I need…

“do you love your wife?”

Simon Sinek does it again, explaining one of the most difficult concepts in a few simple yet rock solid strong messages; leadership is like brushing your teeth every day, what matters is the repetition of small meaningful actions, an executive is not a dentist – making impact on a stage at a leadership event twice…

Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn – awareness, synthesis, inspiration

Effective leaders possess at least three qualities: 1. Awareness (e.g., global & industry trends, company performance, team/others, self), 2. Synthesis (ability to separate signal from noise, connect dots, generate insights, develop a plan), 3. Inspiration (clarity of vision, courage of conviction, ability to communicate both). According to Jeff Weiner, CEO at LinkedIn