High performance is the new average
In last week’s column Why change can slap you in the face and blind-side your career we discussed the two main factors that are changing the world: Globalization and the rate of change – speed.
It’s important to note this is not your father’s globalization. It’s not even the globalization you knew 10 years ago. Globalization has evolved from trade of goods into a highly elaborate interdependence that includes the trade and exchange of knowledge, ideas, and information. In this new world professionals and knowledge workers compete with little barriers across the globe. It’s a game changer for both individuals and organizations.
Jose J. Ruiz is a Principal in Heidrick & Struggles, a leadership advisory firm providing senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services. Jose’s executive search work has focused on CEOs, COOs, and senior-level technology, supply chain, operations, quality and engineering executives.