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Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age

July 24, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Future of Business, 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 make executives more reflective and effective leaders. To accomplish this objective,

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Design Your Life: Leveraging Design Thinking For Better Executive Health

May 26, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, 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

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

May 22, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, David De Cremer on Management, 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

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.  

The Transformation Imperative Collaborative Leadership is Key For Future Success

March 25, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, 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.

Powerful Leadership Wins Employees Hearts + Minds…Gains Customers

February 12, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (5)

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

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

February 9, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, Global Business, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership Development, Strategic SpotlightComments (21)

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

Develop a Robust Female Leadership Pipeline

January 20, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Alexia Vernon In this article, Alexia Vernon provides actionable strategies for organisations to develop their next generation female leaders. Grounding her recommendations in research and real-world examples, she demystifies what holds women back from

An Investor’s Least Favourite Statement – “Oops, Wrong CEO”

January 20, 2016 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Leadership DevelopmentComments (2)

By Leslie Pratch It is possible to identify executives who are likely to act with consistently high integrity and who demonstrate sound, timely judgment when they occupy positions of power. These executives – as distinct from others who have similar

Brilliant Senior Team Work

November 20, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Editors' Pick, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland A large number of businesses have a gap between the espoused strategy and what actually happens day by day. So much so that it even has its own phrase in the consultancy world – “the rift between the rhetoric and the reality”. In this