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7 Questions with Rui Torres De Oliveira

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7 Questions with Rui Torres De Oliveira

Name: Rui Torres De Oliveira

Current title: Educator

Current organisation: Queensland University of Technology

I was a Senior Executive during many years in multinationals in several parts of the world. I am now a professor at QUT.

7 Questions with Rui Torres De Oliveira

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1. What have you found most challenging as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise?

Dealing with very different ambitious, expectations, and personal perspectives - which is also the best thing!!

2. How did you become a CEO or executive of a large enterprise? Can you please briefly tell the story?

Working a lot but also in a very smart way.

3. How do you structure your work days from waking up to going to sleep?

Gym, Emails, Production, Family

4. What's the most recent significant leadership lesson you've learned?

none... sorry.

5. What's one book that has had a profound impact on your leadership so far? Can you please briefly tell the story of how that book impacted your leadership?

From Global to Metanational: How Companies Win in the Knowledge Economy. This book had a big impact on how I start looking at large organisations and how they should be strategized and managed in a complex and divergent world.

6. How do you build leadership capacity in a large enterprise?

Pointing my employees successes.

7. What is one meaningful story that comes to mind from your time as a CEO or executive of a large enterprise so far?

How you can make a difference to every individual on an almost daily basis. Everyday you can make a good day for many people...