Leadership Development
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Leveraging Your Collective Genius

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Leadership Development, Special Report - Innovating the Way You Lead - World Business Forum 2014, Team ManagmentComments (0)

Interview with Linda Hill Harvard Business School Professor and World Business Forum speaker Linda Hill gives The European Business Review her take on leading innovation. You might also like: Conflict Contagion: A Virus to Watch and Treat Early The Future of Gender Equality, from School to Boardroom Improving Digital Innovation in Large Enterprise:

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How Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Global Business, Leadership Development, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark Leadership Alert! There are times when the classic development of leaders no longer fully equips them or their organisations for success. This is one of those times. Below Gerry Reffo and Valerie Wark explain why leaders need

Build High-Quality Connections

November 18, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, People Management, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (0)

By Jane E. Dutton Jane E. Dutton explains why high-quality connections (HQCs) are critical building blocks for bringing out the best in people and organizations. She explores the benefits of HQCs, and the strategy pathways to achieve them, as well as how to

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,

Wharton: Where Entrepreneurs Learn the Business of Business

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, MBA & Executive Education, Leadership DevelopmentComments (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 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, 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

A Fresh Perspective

September 19, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, 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

Managing Your Manager

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, Coaching, 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, BLOGS, David De Cremer on Management, 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

Developing Leaders with Practical Mastery

July 17, 2014 • LEADERSHIP, SPECIAL FEATURES, Coaching, John Sutherland on Leadership and Teamwork, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Sutherland You may know about leadership but can you lead? One you learn from a book or a course, the other through repeated trial and error in the real world of work. The difference is critical when you need to ensure you get a healthy return on