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Susan is a 25+ year veteran of the business world and an advisor to CEOs worldwide.
Peter has been helping to build executive management teams since 1997, when he transitioned from a career in advertising.
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Do you ever find yourself scratching your head, wondering in amazement why your managers or employees handle – or fail to handle – situations in such a weird way? Why they (pick one) take so long to make a decision; get tense and anxious over the smallest challenges; tire out faster; can’t seem to work well with other departments; hesitate to try something new when the old way isn’t working so well.
Turns out managers may actually be hardwired differently than entrepreneurs, according to my friend and organizational psychologist Dr. Ken Nowack. In a recent post on his blog, Results
In my experience, entrepreneurs tend to avoid pretty much anything they consider to be “corporate”. It is, after all, one of the reasons we start our own businesses – so we don’t have to follow a bunch of time wasting, unproductive rules; sit in hour after hour of boring, indecisive meetings; or plod through a boatload of “CYA” emails.
And thus it is a bit ironic that the bigger and more successful a business becomes, the harder it is to wrap our arms around the whole thing, and the more critical it is to have some structure.
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