Mike Figliuolo is managing director of thoughtLEADERS. Before launching his own company, he worked at McKinsey & Co., Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. His is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He's the author of three leadership books: "One Piece of Paper," "Lead Inside the Box," and "The Elegant Pitch."
If you’re assigned prework for a meeting or training event, how do you approach it?
Do you enjoy negotiating?
How likely are you to overcommit yourself and run yourself down from doing so?
How effectively do you feel you navigate office politics?
What's your view of people taking a mental health day?
What’s your approach to onboarding new managers?
Have you ever fired a client/customer?
How do you handle a project that clearly isn’t going to meet your goals?
How effectively do you/your leaders run informal Q&A sessions with your associates?
Where does the most influence reside in your organization?