"The best leaders in the workplace operate like the best leaders at home"

Liz Wiseman is the author of bestseller "Rookie Smarts" and the President of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Some of her recent clients include Apple, Disney, eBay, PayPal, Facebook, GAP, Genentech/Roche, Microsoft, Nike, Salesforce.com and Twitter.

702’S Sam Cowen spoke to Wiseman about her work at the world’s best companies and her book "Rookie Smarts". According to Wiseman, none of her achievements is as interesting as being a mother to her four children.

One of the challenges of the fast moving companies is they can be learning organisations. They have to build discipline around our learning and letting go of what is no longer true because they operate in such a fast cycle; cycles where we don’t face the same problems twice. So developing those best practices and expertise is not nearly as important as letting go of practices; it’s so hard

Listen to the full conversation between Liz Wiseman and Sam Cowen


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