There’s a lot of career advice out there on how to get a job. But almost all this advice is on the basis of a false power dynamic: the employer has more power than the potential employee. But as an employee, why would you apply for a position where you’re going to be miserable? During the recruitment process, how can you spot a potentially poor workplace? Here’s 7 tips I’ve come up with.
In 2013, I started OIC Cambodia . Now, I’m months away from handing over leadership.
Stepping back from OIC, the organisation I founded, will be bittersweet. But this move isn’t just necessary, it’s also crucial to our future success. Here’s why.
In the West, it seems we want to worship leaders who are invincible. Leaders who are all knowing, all wise and can do anything. In my experience, these leaders don’t exist. Here’s how my experience as the leader of OIC Cambodia involves getting people better than me on board.
In order to work together in a team, you need to understand each other as people first. It has to go well beyond top down staff policies and values. You need to answer a very important question: How do we do what we do?
John C. Maxwell said: “The difference between a boss and a leader is that a boss says, “Go.” A leader says, “Let’s go.”” We need to throw the word “boss” out the window.