19 May Does Your Team Understand The ‘Big Picture’? Ask 5 Questions To Find Out
We all know what it feels like to get stuck “in the weeds”—being so deep in trying to solve a problem that we lose all perspective about why we’re doing what we’re doing. Even practiced senior leaders whose jobs require a 30,000-foot cruising altitude sometimes get too caught up in the details to be effective.
This is one of many topics Gorick Ng touches on in his new book, The Unspoken Rules: Secrets to Starting Your Career Off Right. Ng, a Research Associate in the Managing the Future of Work project at Harvard Business School, authored the book to help demystify unspoken expectations at work. It answers questions that we’ve all had (or will have) at some point in our careers. Questions like: