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Article published by Anthony K. Tjan on HBR Blog Network (June, 2013)

Anthony Tjan is CEO, Managing Partner and Founder of the Boston-based venture capital firm Cue Ball and co-author of the New York Times bestseller Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck (HBR Press, 2012).

In business and in life, the most critical choices we make relate to people. Yet being a good judge of people is difficult. How do we get better at sizing up first impressions, at avoiding hiring mistakes, at correctly picking (and not missing) rising stars?

CEO Institute People Management video Series

Kirk Peterson has drawn on his 30 years of business experience to create relevant, logical and highly effective training models with a strong focus on leadership through self-management. There is no question that the biggest challenge in business is people which is why Kirk specialises in People Management. Kirk’s programs engage people to WANT to become better for themselves and for the company.

This People Management Blog series, will address many recurring issues as experienced by our members and the wider business community.


Part 1 - Self Management

Exceptional attitudes behaviours and resilience (personal values)

How do you effectively Self-Manage?


Part 2 - Clarity of Vision

(State, Story, Strategy)

How clear is your leadership vision? 



Part 3 - Leadership Qualities

(Ownership, Coachable, Humble)

What kind of a leader are you?


Part 4 - Emotional Intelligence

How can you improve your capability of understanding your employees' and your own emotions? 


Part 5 - Relationships, Prioritisation & Authenticity

Are you effectively prioritising your work and working relationships? 




Part 6 - People Skills, Solution Centricity & Innovation

A fundamental of a high-performing team is understanding and developing trust. How can you do this and how can create a solution centric culture? 


Part 7 - Performance Management

How do you undertake Performance Management in your organisation?


part 8 - Psychometric Assessments

How do you use psychometric assessment in your organisation?


part 9 - creating a high performing team

How did you create your high performing team?