Executive Assessment – A Cautionary Tale
A CEO of a large, successful company decided that he wanted to start working on leadership development. As a first step in the process he asked all of his senior executives – approximately 30 people in total – to complete one of the more popular assessment tools – one of the many that categorize people’s behavioral patterns into various colors. He participated himself, and when the assessor debriefed him and explained that he was a “purple” he became quite excited and, after
Are You Ready to Re-invent Yourself?
In his widely quoted 2012 Wired article, Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs, Kevin Kelly explains why he believes that 70% of current jobs will no longer exist in future decades – including professional gigs such as law or medicine that were immune from previous upheavals in the labour market. If you don’t find this notion a little terrifying, I suspect that you are not being completely honest with yourself. In this world of robotics and breakneck c