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Better Boards Podcast Series

The Better Boards Podcast Series: Mastering the Company Secretariat

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Managing an ever-growing agenda, Company Secretaries today face a plethora...
Michael McCreesh’s Mission to Showcase Taiwan’s Outdoors

Adventure Awaits: Michael McCreesh’s Mission to Showcase Taiwan’s Outdoors

In this exclusive interview, we talk with Michael McCreesh, the dynamic Founder and CEO of Taiwan Outdoors. Michael reveals his passion for Taiwan’s diverse...

The Brain Hack You Never Knew You Needed 

By Grishma Jashapara Helping others is more than just a good deed; it’s a powerful tool for boosting your own intelligence and success. Discover how...

Exploring the Role of AI in Healthcare Marketing

Interview with Irina Nazarova, Head of Marketing at Zeto  In this interview, Irina Nazarova discusses how AI is transforming healthcare marketing. She explains the way...

She Leads: Women’s Impact in Business 

By Stacey Karlsson Women in Leadership   I have witnessed firsthand the remarkable strides women have made in business leadership over the years. By bringing my unique...
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Pioneering the Future of Insurance: A Journey in Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation 

By Charlotte Koep Innovation is the continuous pursuit of incremental, iterative refinement and enhancement. This is the cornerstone of progress. Nowhere is this more evident...
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The Business Imperative of Female Leadership in AI

By Ana Paula Assis AI has emerged as a transformative  force that is reshaping businesses, economies, and societies worldwide. Business leaders in 2024 are at...
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Part B: Designing Organisational Ecosystems and Overcoming Barriers to Implementation

By Jonathan Trevor and Kazuhiro Asakawa In the second of a two-part series on aligning organisational ecosystems to be fit for purpose and high-performing, this...
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Do I Need a Head of AI? 

By Grishma Jashapara We already have a Head of Digital, why do I need a Head of AI - what’s the difference? How can I...
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Making Inclusivity a Permanent Change, Not a Marketing Trend 

By Fiona Wylie Redefining Women in Leadership in the Modern World  Inclusivity isn't just a value - it's a pivotal force that drives innovation and organisational...
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Why Disruptive Leaders Are Not Superheroes 

By Mark Bateman Disruptive leaders should not be seen as infallible superheroes but rather as human agents of change, driven by purpose and resilience. This...

Empowering Queer Women in the Business World 

By Polly Shute The Importance of Visibility and Inclusion  The empowerment of queer women within corporate settings is not only a moral obligation but also...
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Gender Pay Disparities Persist Among Independent Contractors

Interview with Pavel Shynkarenko, CEO and Co-Founder of Solar Staff  Pavel Shynkarenko, CEO of Solar Staff, discusses the findings of a study on salary disparities...
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Superman Is Not Real, Neither Is SuperLeader 

By Hakan Kapucu What do you look for in a leader? Are good entrepreneurs necessarily good leaders? Hakan Kapucu takes a dive into why leaders...
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Unlocking the Power of AI Leadership: A Dialogue with Professor David De Cremer

David De Cremer gets to the heart of leadership in the era of rapid AI evolution. Discussing his upcoming book on the topic, he...
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The Concept of Enduring Happiness as a Panacea to Work/Life Goals

By Simon L. Dolan (Alias Dr. Simon) As the human need for constant happiness increases, it becomes commodified – as a goal to be achieved...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: A Balancing Act – Where Should EMEIA Boards Focus...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Managing an ever-growing agenda, boards today face a plethora of...

How to Put Curiosity to Work in Your Organisation

By Louise Muhdi Companies are starting to understand why it is important to cultivate curiosity among their workforce. Yet, only a few possess a good...
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Women in Technology: A Five-Year Retrospective on Europe’s Female Force 

By Darya Ksianzova In the past, the realm of technology stood as an impenetrable fortress where women seldom gained admission. However, with changing times, the...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: Increasing Productivity Through Inclusion

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Diversity and inclusion are not evenly distributed throughout an...
Customer Relationships

The Importance of the Human in Customer Relationships: Interview with Bruno R. Cignacco, Author...

Bruno R. Cignacco, author of The Art of Compassionate Business, elaborates on the transformative power of personalised, service-oriented business strategies to foster stronger, more...
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The Role of Leadership in the Talent Management

By Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D. The purpose of the research paper is to coin talent leadership to promote it as a discipline in the future...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: My Experience of Working with a Board for the...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Boards can be complex structures, which can be overwhelming for...
Aligning Organisational Ecosystems to be Fit for Purpose

Aligning Organisational Ecosystems to be Fit for Purpose

By Jonathan Trevor and Kazuhiro Asakawa In the first of a two-part series, we explore how firms are reaping the benefits of leveraging a network...
Change or Transformation?

Change or Transformation?

By Dr. Nina Mohadjer It may be said that to implement change in an organisation takes a real leader. But, as Nina Mohadjer contends, to...
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Longevity for Sustainability: Adding Value That Lasts

Interview with Geert Van Den Goor, Group Managing Partner at Valcon Geert van den Goor, Group Managing Partner at Valcon, shares his insights from a...
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Never Give up: A Mould-breaking Journey in Business Leadership

Interview with Ana Mazzeo, WOBI's Managing Director in Italy Ana Mazzeo, WOBI's Managing Director in Italy, shares her inspiring journey from bid coordinator to leading...

Why the Success of a First-time CEO Relies on People Skills, Not Technical Abilities. 

By David Roche  Two out of five CEOs fail in their first eighteen months according to the Harvard Business Review, and it’s not their experience...
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Barriers to Breakthroughs: Women’s Journey in Construction 

Construction is often considered a male-dominated industry, yet for centuries women have also been making their mark. From homemakers to home builders, it’s high...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: How can Boards Convert Sustainability from a Wish to...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Boards have an essential role to play. When companies face...
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Loyalty and Layoffs 

By Grishma Jashapara  So, you drank the Kool-Aid, proudly donned the gear, filled your work and home space with the branded paraphernalia - and then...
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Taking a Stand against the Gender Gap in Workplace Flexibility

By Fiona Wylie Workplace flexibility has become a central pillar in the modern employment landscape, reflecting a growing recognition of its importance for work-life balance,...
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Workplace and Mental Health: Building Effective Leaders by Enhancing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Breaks the...

By Marcelina Horrillo Husillos, Journalist and Correspondent at The European Business Review The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that mood disorders such as anxiety and...
The Overconfident Leader

Arrogance, Hubris, and Narcissism: The Overconfident Leader

By Adrian Furnham There is Freudian psychological and psychiatric business literature on narcissism. We are now used to discussing our politicians as well as business...
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Trust-Me: A Concept and Metric to Embed in Leaders, Enhancing their Effectiveness

By Simon L. Dolan, Kyle Brykman and Shay S. Tzafrir Every leader needs to inspire trust in their followers, employees, and stakeholders. Trust is one...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: U.S. and U.K. – Two Countries Separated by Common...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. The playwright George Bernard Shaw once noted that England and...

Unlocking the Future: Upskilling Strategies for 2024 and Beyond 

By Bill O’Shea Businesses face a critical and growing skills gap. According to the World Economic Forum, six in ten employees will require training before...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: What do Board Members Need to Think About to...

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. Climate change has transitioned from distant environmental concern to pressing...
AI

What can AI do? The Art of the Possible: Interview with Kit Cox, Founder...

OK, we all know that AI offers immense potential for the world of commerce. But here's the thing: where do we start in order...

Four Toxic Symptoms of Success

By Risto Siilasmaa All companies make mistakes but success – especially huge success – can blind companies to their mistakes until it’s too late to...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: Behind the Closed Doors of Tech Start-up Boards

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. The board is a powerful asset for tech start-ups, with...
Quantum Computing

A Logical Solution for Quantum Computing: Interview with Yuval Boger, Chief Marketing Officer at...

The entry of the "logical qubits" concept into the arena of quantum computing represents an enormous advance, not least in solving the noise problem...
Cyber-physical Systems

What Challenges Does 2024 Have in Store for Securing Cyber-physical Systems?

Interview with Grant Geyer, Chief Product Officer at Claroty Criminal groups are increasingly targeting operational technology (OT), the systems that control and monitor physical hardware and...
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What it Takes to Become a Technology C-Suite Executive

By Martin Mackay The path to becoming a C-Suite executive is often challenging, filled with both remarkable achievements and formidable obstacles. It's a journey that...
GRC

Resources for Managers for Better Understanding Benefits of Using Adaptive GRC

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, the concept of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) has undergone a significant transformation, leading to the emergence...
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The Better Boards Podcast Series: Can Accounting Save the World and Your Company?

The podcast and the article are brought to you by The Better Boards Podcast Series. As we recorded this podcast, the World Economic Forum convened...
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Increasing the Proportion of Cyber-Savvy Women in Leadership Positions

By Camélia Radu and Nadia Smaili The shortfall in appropriately skilled personnel to confront the ever-escalating cyber threat to organisations around the world is just...

How to Build a Thriving Self-managed Organization

By Anne Krog Iversen, Chief People, DNA & Culture Officer of TimeXtender We hear a lot these days about corporate modernization taking place by deploying...

Thriving as an Ecosystem Partner

By Arnoud De Meyer and Peter J. Williamson More and more companies are choosing to join an established or emerging business ecosystem as part of...
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Soft Skills: as a Prerequisite for Achievement in the Contemporary World

By Dr. Anna Maria Rostomyan Succeeding in today's world requires a combination of functional, self-management, special knowledge, and technology skills. How relevant is emotional intelligence...

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