What is Management Myopia?
Myopia is known as near-sightedness, an ability to see near objects clearly while distant objects appear blurry. It is a common complication that afflicts nearly 22% of the population.
Management Myopia is the failure of management teams to see beyond short-term events. While statistics are not available for how many managers suffer with this disease, the gravestones of historic market leaders that are no longer in business suggest that the proportion is very high. That is why every leader should take steps to correct their organizational near-sightedness.
If you are just like me or many of my friends, you have one or more bad habit you want to get rid of. But despite your earlier attempts to, you still experience great difficulty controlling that bad habit. After doing my own personal research, I found several insights which might be helpful. Read on.Continue reading
It’s not so easy to stop smoking cigarettes. I watch my team mates commit suicide everyday, as they stand outside our office smoking cigarettes. The pollution from the tar and other chemicals entering their bodies are killing them, and they know it. They are not ready to stop smoking!Continue reading
Inspiration is more than admiration, it requires action. When you see something truly inspirational, you will be compelled to do something.
Here is how I learned that lesson from a softball player.Continue reading
I am color blind, and happy about it. If you have been reading this blog then you would already have known know that from these earlier pieces I have written: “The Benefits of Color Blindness” and “Why We Disagree“.
It’s a challenge that I have learned to live with and overcome. In fact, I have learned to use it to my advantage, as a way to look at the world and see things that others might not.Continue reading