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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 Expedia’s travel yourself interesting campaign, or Dove’s Real Beauty campaign. We met with Cheryl

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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

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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

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Incorporate Innovation into your Business Model

November 18, 2014 • Emerging Ideas, Entrepreneurship, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURES, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

Interview with Jeff Rosenthal Innovation is a surefire way to achieve growth and success for your company. Below Jeff Rosenthal, CEO of the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, tells us what his experience has taught him about teaching companies to

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Can Women Fix Capitalism?

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Social Impact, Women in LeadershipComments (0)

By Joanna Barsh Gender equality at the top of business has stalled, and trust in business is alarmingly low. Putting more women in charge could well be the key to a better future for business and society alike. Fifty years ago, women in the United States won

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Leveraging Your Collective Genius

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Linda Hill Harvard Business School Professor and World Business Forum speaker Linda Hill gives The European Business Review her take on leading innovation. Linda Hill is no stranger to working with “stars”, and in the world of leadership

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Laying the Foundation

November 18, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Damian Goldvarg While organisations may be becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of a strong coaching culture, translating this into practice is a very different matter. Here, Damian Goldvarg shares the International Coach Federation’s latest

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To Be a Better Leader, Lead Like a Guide

November 18, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Chris Maxwell Mountaineering and business share many common aspects. Here Chris Maxwell demonstrates how business leaders who lead like mountain guides provide the kind of leadership that supports the vision of their organisation and uplifts the people who

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How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

November 18, 2014 • Global Business, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MBAs & Executive Education, Social Impact, SPECIAL FEATURES, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

By Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark Leadership Alert! There are times when the classic development of leaders no longer fully equips them or their organisations for success. This is one of those times. Below Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark explain why leaders need

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The Power of Corporate Culture — and How to Harness It

November 18, 2014 • Global Business, LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive Education, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (0)

Culture change is hard to do. Just look at Ron Johnson’s attempted transformation of JCPenney in 2012. Or go back a few thousand years to the pharaoh Akhenaten, who transformed Egypt’s religious system during his 17-year reign. He had statues and other