Join Juliette Mayers in an invigorating episode for leaders and aspiring leaders. Her distinguished guest Rosabeth Moss Kanter, is the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business at Harvard Business School and a prolific author, shares invaluable insights. Her latest bestseller is “Think Outside the Building.”
As a trailblazer in academia, Rosabeth often stood as the lone woman in her field. She attributes her success to a tireless work ethic and task-orientation. Drawing from her journey, Rosabeth champions solutions that unite, emphasizing the power of action and uplifting others.
Tune in to hear Rosabeth urge leaders to embrace a mission that benefits all, providing the flexibility and meaning essential for success.
14:06 – That doing nothing, being passive is depressing, and it only gets you more tired, less energetic, et cetera. But doing something, anything, taking a step can be so gratifying and rewarding. And if it’s the wrong step, you have a chance to correct it and start again, but doing is my solution. Doing and uplifting others, those two things inspire me.
16:20 – My goal is, I said earlier, is uniting everybody. It’s a world in which people feel included. It’s a world in which everyone has opportunity to thrive. And it’s great that we’re talking about opportunity now and encouraging leaders to think not just about hiring people for jobs, but giving them opportunity.
27:41 – If you want to be a leader, if you aspire to be a leader, one thing you have to do is, these days, especially during the pandemic, I wrote a blog that said CEO should stand for Chief Empathy Officer. That is, you had to understand what your people were going through if you wanted their full support. To help keep the company alive, you had to keep them alive.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter