We all go through times in our lives when we’re not sure what we want. Or there are conflicting wants. This uncertainty can cause stress, anxiety and procrastination.
The question of what motivates employees more—financial compensation or things that are more intrinsic—is the subject of ongoing debate and new research. New research that shows no link between rising GDP and life satisfaction/happiness complicates the issue even further.
Few business school and particularly MBA programs or executive training programs adequately address the importance of developing leaders. For the most part these programs are theory-oriented in nature, and use the traditional tools of conceptual learning–case studies, lectures, films and discussions–relying on the contrast between what managers do and what leaders do. And it appears that the MBA degree and salaries of MBA students are not longer what they used to be.