I admit – I do enjoy reading (or skimming) management books. In my career, a few have been very helpful. Many are useful, helping to re-invigorate and focus as attention and time can be diverted by the mundane tasks of day to day operations. I also enjoy the new ideas, and new takes on the challenges of running a business. What intrigues me on a personal level is the seeming divergence of opinion on how a new leader should start a new job: move fast, or take time and move more judiciously? Are these distinct? How does the new leader know how to proceed?
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