If you’re bad at playing volleyball, does that make you bad at multitasking? This week’s question comes from Martin in Utah. Q: My partner and I are multitasking at the partnership level. How can we more effectively manage projects as partners to make sure that we’re always working on the most important thing?
Are you a narcissist and, if so, should you be a CEO? This week’s question comes from Jayne in Adelaide, Australia. Q: Could you see value in companies establishing prerequisite testing of all CEO applicants for disorders such as BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) or NPD (Narcissist Personality Disorder) to ensure that people in leadership positions … Continue reading “Do Execs Need Psychological Testing? – Pick Dave’s Brain”
This week’s question comes from Rafael of San Paulo, Brazil. Q: In one of your seminars you said if you have an employee that’s causing problems, you should hold them to strict standards. But does that really work?
Meet your new personal trainer. His name? ”Brock.” “I’ll spot you,” Brock says as you chalk up for the bench press. He stands behind you as you lift the weights off of the rack. He then grips the crossbar, lifts it up FOR YOU, and yells, “You’re a warrior! You’re crushing it!” Whether it’s running … Continue reading “Developing Leadership by Letting Go”
Greetings, Chaos-Crusher! You may be wondering where the video is this week. Well, don’t adjust your screen resolution or delete your cookies! This July, my team and I will be far too busy investing in Ray-Bans and SPF 50 for our month-long “strategy session.” Don’t fret. We’ll be back in August! While I’m gone, you … Continue reading “See You in August!”