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Beyond the comfort zone

Leaders have to get comfortable being uncomfortable and encourage their people to do the same, believes John Ryan, CEO of international executive education provider Center for Creative Leadership.

"The biggest mistake that leaders around the world make... is, they underestimate the risk of not advancing the culture and the behaviours in the organisation." - John Ryan.

AT SOME point in their careers, all leaders will face the prospect of a promotion - and hesitate, retired United States Navy vice admiral John Ryan tells The Business Times.

"You get to a certain point where you're comfortable, and you say, why would I want to embarrass myself (by going...

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