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Aspire to be a CEO: Don’t build empires and fiefdoms.

Another big myth from practicing managers is that they think that the biggest budget and the most people reporting to them is a guarantee to get them to the top. This probably was true in the days of kings not in today’s flat world.  Today, it is all (only) about doing more with less.Do more […]

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Aspire to be a CEO? Always take the job that offers the most money$

Yes! You heard it right. I remember not so long ago reading Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, poor Dad said “Money is not the cause of all evil, lack of it is”. A very controversial statement, indeed. More so, in many cultures where making money = evil. Well if you believe in that, read no further […]

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Aspire to be a CEO?: Seek Line Jobs, Avoid Staff Jobs.

Why do we say that? Well for starters, let us see the difference between Line jobs and Staff jobs. Line jobs make money for your organization. In some places they are also called profit centers. Line jobs bring in money and have direct relationship with profit and loss. They impact the business and bottom line […]