“The office is a dangerous place from which to view the world.”
That’s a quote from David Cornwell, the great spy novelist who wrote under the pseudonym John le Carré.
Such advice applies not only to spies but also managers. But too often, because of the pressures of time, managers spend too much time behind the desk and not enough time in the field. As a result, they lack the first-hand knowledge that managers need to operate effectively.
In this video, I present tips on what to do when an executive gets outside the office.