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Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Stewart D. Friedman This is an excerpt from the introduction of Friedman’s recently published book, in which he teaches readers how to possess leadership qualities on an interpersonal and functional level. He explores the value of creativity, integrity, authenticity and the integration of work with personal life, and the “four-way-wins” process.

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Embedded Values and Induced Spirituality in Management Education

September 19, 2014 • MBAs & Executive Education, Talent ManagementComments (0)

The Case of Two Successful Business Schools in Barcelona By S. L. Dolan, Y. Altman, B. Capell and M. Raich


Leadership: The Science Behind Practice Makes Perfect

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, MBAs & Executive EducationComments (0)

By M. Reitz and L. Waller Strong leadership is arguably the most important aspect of running a business, but today’s leaders are required to operate in a substantially more volatile, uncertain and complex world. Seasoned leaders are sought with 20/20


Wharton: Where Entrepreneurs Learn the Business of Business

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MBAs & Executive Education, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

Max Baumann’s company Just Chill started with an idea for a beverage that could help people stay cool and calm. “Stress is the number one health epidemic in the U.S. There were plenty of drinks that provide energy, but none that help you stay calm. I


Closing the Leadership Gap

September 19, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Traditional leadership development programmes operate with a one-size-fits-all mentality. Below, John Sutherland argues that the key to developing the right kind of leadership skills for your organisation lies in creating, and continually


Succession Redefined: Family Business Succession in the 21st Century

September 19, 2014 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Strategic Spotlight, Succession Planning, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICSComments (0)

By Richard Shrapnel In this article – the final in the Succession Series by Baker Tilly International – the author considers how business succession has been redefined, the rewards available to those that get it right, the challenges they will have to


A Fresh Perspective

September 19, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Damian Goldvarg Increasing numbers of individuals and organisations are discovering the powerful role that coaching can play in developing themselves. Below, Damian Goldvarg illustrates the competitive advantage that professional coaching can give to an


The Personal Wealth Revolution – Time to Formalise Your Family Office

July 17, 2014 • Finance & Economics, SPECIAL FEATURES, Succession PlanningComments (0)

By Sherilyn Casiano For the entrepreneur and closely- held family business owner, a family office, set up with the proper foundation, can be a huge help in the succession processes and beyond. Below, Sherilyn Casiano argues that having a formal family office


Managing Your Manager

July 17, 2014 • Coaching, LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Bill Smullen Most everyone still working today either has a boss or is a boss. Either way, you should want the boss to be successful because when he or she succeeds everyone in the organisation benefits. Below, Bill Smullen shares years of experience


Are Leaders Fair? On the Need to Understand Fairness Management in Organisations

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By D. De Cremer, G. Houwelingen, C. Ilse, H. Niek, L. Brebels, M. Van Dijke & A. Van Hiel It is human nature to want to be treated fairly, and nowhere is this more evident than in the workplace. Leaders need to effectively manage the perceived fairness of