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Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader

May 22, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Emerging Ideas, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

By Herminia Ibarra In this excerpt from her book, Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader Herminia Ibarra discusses what she describes as the ‘Outsight’ Principle: the cycle of acting like a leader and then thinking like a leader; change from the outside in. She argues that people become leaders by acting their way …

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Closing the Gender Gap

March 12, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

A growing body of research and anecdotal evidence shows a positive correlation between gender-balanced corporate leadership and organisational performance. Despite this, a significant gap persists in the upper echelons of many leading organisations.

Through the Ceiling and Over the Cliff? Catch-22 for Women Executives

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, MBA & Executive Education, Coaching, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

A new program for women executives combines business acumen with leadership development and career reflection. It’s an approach designed to strengthen the key skills needed for navigating the road ahead.

Global Female Leaders Networking Breakfast

January 19, 2015 • LEADERSHIP, Women in Leadership, Leadership DevelopmentComments (0)

April is inching closer, bringing the exciting prospect of the Global Female Leaders Summit with it. The European Business Review caught up with some of the speakers at the exclusive all-fe­male networking breakfast held by the Summit’s organiser,

Making Capabilities Explicit is The Work of Leadership

November 18, 2014 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, Leadership Development, Team ManagmentComments (1)

By Richard Lynch, Amber Román And Derval Kennedy In “Clarifying Strategy Is Simple. Aligning Your Organisation Is Not.” (The European Business Review, Sept/Oct 2014) the authors make the case that the clearest route to aligning and communicating strategy

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.

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