Team Leadership: Do you play chess or draughts with your team
According to Marcus Buckingham in his book “The one thing you need to know” mediocre leaders think of staff as draughts pieces but good leaders think of them as chess pieces...
Mediocre leaders play draughts with their workers – they assume we all move in the same way and are motivated by the same things.
Good leaders play chess – they learn whats unique about each person and the best way to energise us.
Bioteams Books Reviews
and the most evolved non-human species on the planet is not who you think it is! Arie de Geus is credited by many as the inventor of the concept of "the learning organisation". In his book "The Living Company" Arie describes an interview with Professor Alan Wilson, distinguished zoologist and botanist.