Leadership Development
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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 backgrounds and temperaments – have specific underlying motivations and coping tendencies. Understanding

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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

Leading Huawei: Seven Leadership Lessons of Ren Zhengfei

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (3)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao “Every generation produces its own great character, and each exerts impact for hundreds of years.” True to this Chinese saying, Zhengfei has indeed proven that he had the influence and insights needed to design the

Standardisation and Cooperation are the Future

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, Global Business, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

Interview with Jonas Berggren CEO, SSG AB According to Jeffrey Sachs, author of “The Age of Sustainable Development,” achieving sustainable development on our crowded, unequal, and degraded planet is the most important challenge facing our generation.

Senior Team Development for the Unwilling

September 17, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership Development, Strategic Spotlight, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland Traditional team work over-emphasises the whole team approach far more than is needed for most practical purposes. In this article, John Sutherland discusses developing effective team work for senior teams.   You might also like: The

Coaching: The Key to Your Success

September 17, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

Individuals and teams are turning to professional coaching for support in maximising their personal and professional potential. ICF Credential represents the gold standard in professional coaching certifications and offers coaching consumers a sense of

Leadership Dispatches: Business Lessons From A President Taking Charge

July 20, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editors' Pick, Leadership DevelopmentComments (2)

By Michael Useem, Howard Kunreuther, and Erwann Michel-Kerjan This article discusses the leadership of President Sebastián Piñera following the Chilean earthquake of 2010. The authors argue that Chile’s recovery from that disaster points to a host of

Your Seventh Sense: Beyond Mindfulness

July 20, 2015 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION, Emerging Ideas, Leadership Development, Strategic SpotlightComments (0)

By William Duggan In this article, Willian Duggan explores the practice of Free Your Mind, a way to turn stress into strategy and to turn negative thoughts into strategic thinking. This article shows how to cultivate rational thoughts and positive energy by

Unlocking Leaders’ Potential

July 20, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Coaching, People Management, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

CareSource, one of the largest public sector managed care companies in the United States partners with ICF (International Coaching Federation) to deliver Leadership Transition Coaching (LTC) to CareSource executive team.   You might also like: The Fintech

Leadership Development: One Size Does Not Fit All Growing Leaders in Africa and Across the World

May 22, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Global Business, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Dr Vanessa Iwowo Despite the diversity of business and social cultures around the world, we continue to teach and take part in a “one size fits all” approach to leadership development. The author here discusses why this approach is fundamentally