Building a Great Culture, Excelling at Failure, and Leadership Book Suggestions – BSW #162

 

 

This week in the leadership articles segment, Paul and Jason cover the following articles: The Answer is Yes! Now, What Was Your Question?, When You Lead A Company Or Startup, You Are Creating The Culture Whether You Mean To Or Not. Ten Insights To Building A Great Culture And Tribe, Why Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos And Bruce Flatt Excel At Failure, Are You Falling for the Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”?, and 11 Books That Will Change The Way You Think About Leadership.

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Building a Great Culture, Excelling at Failure, and Leadership Book Suggestions

Paul’s Articles

  1. 5 Things Successful People Dont Care About
  2. IBM Wants to Be the Next Microsoft. Its Starting With a New CEO.
  3. AppSec Concerns Drove 61% of Businesses to Change Applications
  4. Iranian hackers monitor hotels, travel industry to follow targets, expert warns

Jason’s Articles

The Answer is Yes! Now, What Was Your Question?

– 11KLeading Blog / 6d Saved by Jason Albuquerque

  • It is an approach that says “yes to customer requests, rather than defaulting to an easy ‘no’ or one of the many synonyms for no.”
  • Make it clear, from the first days of an employee’s tenure, that the way things are done around here is with customer-focused flexibility; that working here involves an ongoing attempt to maintain, in almost all situations, a default of yes.

When You Lead A Company Or Startup, You Are Creating The Culture Whether You Mean To Or Not. Ten Insights To Building A Great Culture And Tribe

– 28Forbes – Leadership / 5d Saved by Jason Albuquerque

  • This is under the founders’ control, hence founders can and need to shape their company culture, and ultimately, build a great tribe of people who believe in the mission.
  • As the company grows, everyone needs to understand the company mission, its core values and the operating environment (hopefully freedom and accountability) in order to be successful.

Why Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos And Bruce Flatt Excel At Failure

– Forbes – Leadership / 5d Saved by Jason Albuquerque

  • Here are three exceptions: Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Brookfield Asset Management CEO Bruce Flatt.
  • In 2018, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos did something unique in his shareholder letter: he advised readers to expect business failures at Amazon.

Are You Falling for the Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”?

– Great Leadership / 11d Saved by Jason Albuquerque

  • When was the last time you saw a major planned project suffer from a cost overrun ?
  • Use this phrase as your guide to prevent cost overruns and avoid falling prey to the dangerous judgment error of planning fallacy.


11 Books That Will Change The Way You Think About Leadership

– 84Forbes – Leadership / 5d Saved by Jason Albuquerque

  • On that note, I’ve put together a list of 11 books that will help you grow into the very best manager your team could ask for.
  • You’ll be surprised at how activating your emotional intelligence can help you in every aspect of your role, from ensuring new hires are the right fit , to guiding your team through challenges, to maintaining a consistently healthy workplace culture.

Hosts

Jason Albuquerque
Jason Albuquerque – CIO & CSO
Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian – Founder & CTO

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