At Weekdone, we believe in always improving ourselves and our customers so that all of us can become better at what we do. Here is my list of the best leadership themed articles we’ve found this week.
We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
Should you walk out of that bad meeting, even if it’s rude?
Bad, time consuming meetings is a problem I’ve tackled many times in our blog as well. Founder Aytekin Tank talks about the problem and emphasizes that not all meetings are bad. However, you must decide how much meetings exactly are needed in your teams. Aytekin Tank shows how they’ve solved this problem in their company.
Why Paying Attention to Feedback is Necessary For Every Startup
Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove talks about feedback and how important it is to have a good process for it. Especially in a startup. She shows that the best feedback comes from the people that work closest to you. The most important point, that hit close to home for me, is “If no one is taking the time to give feedback in a startup, that’s an indication they don’t care. They don’t care enough to help the people around them grow and get better, and they don’t care about bettering themselves.”
Building Marketing Leaders of the Future
The essential question of the article is, “what it means to be a leader in marketing?”. While the marketing skills are as important now as ever, modern leaders need to be much more focused on data, measurements and technology. The article calls all leaders to help us prepare the next generation of leaders, looks at what it means to be a marketing specialist and lays out a career framework for marketers.
Want To Make Better Decisions? Do This
Entrepreneur and podcaster Darius Foroux says that “you can never avoid making a mistake. However, you can do your best to avoid making dumb decisions.” This articles shows some of the problems most people face when making decisions and tells you in an easy-to-read way, how to overcome them.
4 Step Guide to Easily Set and Manage Company Goals
I have worked with many teams and companies over the years. I always try to help them to make sure they reach their full potential. This always requires a good system for company goals.
And there are two things I’ve learned from this work. First of all, every team requires a specific and unique approach. Secondly, no goal setting system will work unless the team is is 100 percent committed to it.
I hope you like these articles as much as we do. And if you stumble upon a great article that we should feature here, let us know.