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What the CEO is Reading

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – MANAGE YOUR EMOTIONAL CULTURE

Every organization has an emotional culture so when managers ignore emotional culture, they’re glossing over a vital part of what makes people and organizations tick.  By not only allowing emotions into the workplace, but also understanding and consciously shaping them, leaders can better motivate their employees. Read...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – GETTING TO SI, JA, OUI, HAI, AND DA

Everything from language barriers to body language can have an impact on your negotiations. Should the two parties get off on the wrong foot or be working from two completely different cultural premises, there is potential for things to go wrong. That’s why it’s important to...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – FOUR SEASONS: THE STORY OF A BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY

In this memoir, Isadore Sharp's entrepreneurial arc takes him from Toronto's Jewish ghetto to his perch atop the Four Seasons empire, where 24-hour-room-service sushi is just plain good marketing. His business insights and philosophies are a powerful guide for leaders in any field.  The book is...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – CULTURE: WHY IT’S THE HOTTEST TOPIC IN BUSINESS TODAY

Thanks to social media, a company’s employment brand is now public information, if you’re not a great place to work, people find out fast. Sites like Glassdoor, and Linked-in and local Thai forum Pantip have helped shift the power into the hands of job-seekers; employees have more bargaining power than ever...

WHAT THE CEO IS READING – COMMUNICATION TIPS FOR GLOBAL VIRTUAL TEAMS

How do you build an efficient and effective international engineering team? Paul Berry, Founder and CEO of RebelMouse shares 5 communication tips he’s learnt from 15 years managing remote teams: 1)      Live and breathe your email and make sure the team does too. 2)      Give the benefit of the doubt. 3)      Overcommunicate. 4)      Be intentionally positive. 5)      Offer suggestions,...