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Design For Wellbeing

August 19, 2017 • MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven MacGregor Health and wellbeing in the professional domain continue to garner increased attention. In this article, the author wraps up the year through an elaboration of the important role of design in the betterment of wellbeing.   As we approach the end of the first year of this column I wanted to take …

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Is Compassionate Leadership a Driver of Huawei’s Business Success?

July 27, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (5)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao In this article, the authors trace giant telecom Huawei’s success to its founder’s commitment to compassionate leadership. In a fast modernised wold, how do ancient Confucian and Buddhist teachings of compassion drive you,

Habit Hacking (Part II)

July 14, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven MacGregor How many times have you said that you will change for the better? In this Part Two of the article, the author shares the 7S Model that can be employed for a successful behaviour change, either to create and sustain a new healthy habit, or

Habit Hacking (Part I)

June 7, 2017 • MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (2)

By Steven MacGregor In the first of two parts looking at habits in the workplace the author uncover the preliminary results of research into habit formation success with almost 2000 senior managers in a major multinational. “All our life, so far as it has

Business as Usual?

May 24, 2017 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Climate Change, Europe's recovery is possible. This is how…Comments (2)

By Mark Esposito, Terence Tse, and Lisa Xiong “We are running out of water.”(Famiglietti (NASA), 2015)1 The constantly evolving world we live in continues to pose challenges to resources. In the age that the expiration date tag is ubiquitous, a strong

A Conversation with Rory Simpson, Chief Learning Officer at Telefónica

May 10, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, MBA & Executive Education, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven MacGregor We start a new series this month, interviewing global influencers in the area of executive health. Short conversations that we hope will deliver deep insights. First up is Rory Simpson, Chief Learning Officer at Telefónica and Managing

Deming, Darwin and Mrs. Doubtfire: How the Seven Deadly Disruptors are Changing Manufacturing

May 5, 2017 • INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY, Digital Transformation, Future of Business, Surdak on TechnologyComments (0)

By Christopher Surdak In this age of disruptive change, technological innovations can either ease all your worries or bring you the greatest discomforts you’ve ever known. Christopher Surdak elaborates on the Seven Deadly Disruptors that are changing

Beyond the Hateful 8

April 10, 2017 • LEADERSHIP, Emerging Ideas, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor  Steven MacGregor elaborates on how today’s world has turned Robert Owen’s “Triple 8” to the “Hateful 8”. How should business leaders address this seemingly inevitable phenomenon brought by the contemporary world? 

Space, But Not as We Know It: Notes on the Future Workplace

March 14, 2017 • INNOVATION, Future of Business, MacGregor on Executive Health, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Apple Park opens in a few weeks time. The new headquarters of one of the world’s most innovative companies, referred to by many as “spaceship campus” due to its flying saucer-like design, was one of the final acts from Steve Jobs

Re-Design Your Feed

February 8, 2017 • MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

Taking a Deeper Look at Environment for Behaviour Change: Part I By Steven P. MacGregor In the year 1929, and nearing the end of his second, ill-fated, term as President of Argentina, Hipólito Irigoyen began to receive filtered news from his closest aides.