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The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Helena Morrissey Talks with Camille Merrells Helena Morrissey is the unstoppable CEO of Newton, Chair of the Investment Management Association (IMA) and founder of the 30% Club – to name but a few of her many and varied roles. Our editor Camille Merrells met Helena on a rainy Thursday morning to talk about the future …

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Leadership as the Search for Greater Coherence

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Social Impact, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Nathan Harter Literature around leadership is not hard to come by, but there are few texts that examine the process of leadership from where it begins – in the leader’s mind. Below, Nathan Harter analyses how great leaders have embraced the often


Do’s and Don’ts for Taking Off in a New Role: Reflections From Top Management

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Guido Stein In this article Guido Stein explores some of the initial actions that should be taken when starting out in a top management position, using the experience of the president and CEO of a prestigious global European financial services company. He


Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise: Strengthening e-Leadership at C-level

January 19, 2015 • Big Data & Analytics, Business Process, Corporate Governance, Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, Internet of Things, LEADERSHIP, TECHNOLOGYComments (0)

By Joe Peppard, Simon Robinson and Tobias Hüsing If your company doesn’t want to miss out on the new opportunities IT offers for business innovation, you need people at C-level with a challenging combination of competencies: they have to be digitally


Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

January 19, 2015 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MBAs & Executive Education, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead. High-flying newspaper editor Jill Abramson and French


How do Leaders Learn to Lead?

January 19, 2015 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Gerard Seijts How do leaders go through the learning process? What are the formative and informative experiences that influence leaders? How do they reflect on events and truly learn from their mistakes and successes? How do they unlearn dysfunctional


Global Female Leaders Networking Breakfast

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

April is inching closer, bringing the exciting prospect of the Global Female Leaders Summit with it. The European Business Review caught up with some of the speakers at the exclusive all-fe­male networking breakfast held by the Summit’s organiser,

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Dream Bigger Be Braver

November 18, 2014 • Editors' Pick, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

Exclusive Interview with Cheryl Giovannoni by our editor Camille Merrells Cheryl Giovannoni is the dynamic CEO of Ogilvy & Mather UK, the advertising giant responsible for those advertising campaigns that make you smile and make you laugh – like


Leading Innovation through Executive Education

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014Comments (0)

Interview with Saul Estrin In today’s fast-changing global environment, business leaders need new tools to face new challenges like never before. Innovation is one such tool. Here, we pick Professor Saul Estrin’s brain about how LSE’s Department of


Making Capabilities Explicit is The Work of Leadership

November 18, 2014 • Leadership Development, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Richard Lynch, Amber Román And Derval Kennedy In “Clarifying Strategy Is Simple. Aligning Your Organisation Is Not.” (The European Business Review, Sept/Oct 2014) the authors make the case that the clearest route to aligning and communicating strategy