Avoid Mojo Killers

Goldsmith, Marshall; Wheeler, Patricia
December 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2010, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p11
The article offers views on the way leaders should deal with setbacks and culture. It is inferred that leaders suffering a setback should avoid waiting for some favorable changes and instead take some actions. It is said that the success or failure of leaders in new roles relies on their understanding of cultural behaviors and norms. Leaders are advised to develop awareness of the way culture operates and they are recommended to build relationships.


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