At our opening Leadership Academy of 2018, Co-CEOs Charlie Kim and Meghan Messenger gave a keynote speech on what success looks like for organizations in the 21st century. How can strong teams get even stronger? What are the key skills needed in navigating today’s increasingly complex business world? We’ve put together the top insights from their talk that you should know about.
Employees need training to build their “feedback muscles” in order to become better decision-makers, collaborate better in teams, and ultimately thrive in today’s competitive market.
Just last week, Tom, Greg, Meghan and I were invited to attend part of the 3 day Leadership Training program for Jamie Dimon’s (CEO of JPMC) operating committee, the top 20 leaders running JPMC. The first half of the day, Meghan and I coached this team of leaders on the Moneyball of Leadership. Responses ranged from “This is so practical, I need this help immediately” to “How can I get more of this”.
McKinsey has written studies that over 90 percent of CEOs plan to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organizations face.1 Theo Epstein, the general manager of the Cubs was recently named the “Greatest World Leader” by Fortune. Epstein believes that not only does “character matter,” but that it was their
Greg’s note: This is a guest post by Henry Searle, our co-head of Next Jump’s UK office. His post speaks to the power and impact of creating an environment of authenticity. ================================== I’ve been working at Next Jump for 3 and a half years. 9 months ago, at the age of 26, I was humbled
When I first moved from Next Jump’s headquarters in New York City to our Boston office, I was tasked with reorganizing our Network Operations team. It was one of the most lonely experiences I have ever encountered. I ended up choosing to replace a more experienced individual (who I believed to be the wrong fit from