This scale describes one who depend on others for feedback and approval, are eager to please the boss, avoid making decisions alone, are unwilling to challenge the status quo, refuse to rock the boat, and may help others while letting their own accountabilities flounder.
As a child, one thing that I always found most appealing about the game was the “funny bone”. Naturally, I assumed everyone had a funny bone. Okay, maybe it wasn’t in the right arm (humerus) – but I was certain that everyone had a sense of humor and loved to laugh. I was wrong.
You may be surprised to learn that the real reason that only
about 10% of entrepreneurs succeed is because very few people
have the hard wiring to succeed. Many people have some of the
inherent capabilities needed but very few have the whole
Several years ago our CEO charged us with building greater leadership bench strength in the
organization. While the field is seemingly rich in
methodology to develop leaders, the rules of the game are changing. With traditional methods, we were not able to keep pace within our dynamic competitive environment.
Is your firm having difficulty finding the “right” candidates? You are not alone. Despite record unemployment, employers are taking months to fill job vacancies because of the lack of qualified candidates.