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Leo Messi and Larry Ellison have more in common than you think

November 9, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor I was watching through a crack in my fingers. And there it was, inevitable really. Number seven. My football team, Glasgow Celtic was getting a thrashing in the opening Champions League match of the 2016-17 season at the Camp Nou in Barcelona. In the days after that mauling some football commentators …

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We Are All Executives Now

October 4, 2016 • Leadership Development, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Last week I was teaching on a new “Executive Program” for Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica at their Corporate University north of Barcelona. A large multinational aiming to reinvent their business in the face of massive

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Happy New Year: MacGregor on Executive Health

September 9, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, MacGregor on Executive HealthComments (1)

By Steven P. MacGregor For most of Europe, especially those engaged in academic pursuits, September marks the beginning of a new year. After the traditional August downtime, during which business leaders too may have had time to read, reflect, write, or

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Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age

July 24, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (1)

By Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries To become more effective and reflective leaders, executives need to learn to improve their behavioural reactions to difficult situations and develop greater emotional intelligence.   The central theme of this article is to

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Design Your Life: Leveraging Design Thinking For Better Executive Health

May 26, 2016 • Emerging Ideas, INNOVATION, LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Steven P. MacGregor Why does management development focus almost solely on the neck up, when the demands placed on managers and executives touch every facet of their lives? In this article the author discusses a design-thinking approach to sustainable

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Why Focus-Based Leadership is Important to Huawei’s Business Strategy

May 22, 2016 • David De Cremer on Management, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Jess Zhang Contemporary business develops at a rapid pace, with many uncertainties, internationally connected stakeholders, and little latitude to make mistakes. In such a dynamic environment companies need strong leadership to survive

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3 Key Leadership Habits Every Leader Must Have

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Brad Lomenick Leadership is more than hard work; it is habitual work. And the path to becoming a better leader begins with building better habits. In this article Brad Lomenick talks about the three key leadership habits every leader must have.   You

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The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team Managment, TransformationComments (2)

By John Mattone In this article, John Mattone discusses how progressive leaders in the business world are moving away from a conventional leadership culture and embracing a collaborative approach to heading up their organisations. You might also like: How to

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Powerful Leadership Wins Employees Hearts + Minds…Gains Customers

February 12, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Talent Management, Team ManagmentComments (4)

This article explores how to use effective leadership strategies to win hearts and minds of employees to improve the bottom line. It draws attention to Gallup’s most recent statistics on the state of employee engagement, both in the US and worldwide, and

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Why Focus Matters to Your Leadership: Understanding Huawei’s Business Strategy

February 9, 2016 • David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Global Business, LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Strategic Spotlight, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENTComments (10)

By David De Cremer Contemporary business develops at a rapid pace, with many uncertainties, internationally connected stakeholders, and little latitude to make mistakes. In such a dynamic environment companies need strong leadership to survive and build a