Duane Dike | 16 Feb 2017
When you’re a manager, bragging about others is good. But bragging about yourself is bad, especially when it involves taking the credit for things other people have done in order to get ahead.
Almost all the successful career women who have achieved a seat at the top table have applied their business savvy in two strategic ways that help to position them as leaders who truly makes a mark.
Far from being a new iteration of the industrial revolution, our transformation into a hyper-connected world is the most significant inflection point in human history - one that demands ways of thinking and organizing that are a world away from the mechanistic models of the past.
Top-down, command-and-control leadership slows organizations down and limits creativity. Instead, we need to develop the agility to rethink, reinvigorate and reinvent in response to changing circumstances.
In a future of intelligent machines, the fastest growing segment of the economy will be the emergence of artist-leaders who build value through experiences that connect people with their hearts.
Christos Tsolkas | 23 Jan 2017
Many people know what it’s like to have a great idea. But putting an idea into practice is something else entirely, particularly if you already have a serious job in a large corporation. So here’s a simple formula for getting yourself or your team to move.
We all know them. They’re the space invaders, the people who waste your time at work, ignore your boundaries and make you feel uncomfortable. But how do you spot one - and how do you deal with them?
Thanks to the internet, we have experienced more change in the past 16 years than in the previous five decades of the last century. But that's nothing compared to what the second wave of the digital revolution will bring.
An unintended consequence of the aftermath of the deregulation of the financial markets in the late 1980s was the deregulation of once-powerful words that has stripped them of much of their impact.
The Connected Manager
10 Feb 2017
You could drive yourself crazy trying to follow every piece of advice you get. And often the experts disagree. So how is a rational, intelligent and diligent human supposed to take all this advice without their craniums imploding?
20 Jan 2017
What holds a wall together is the mortar between the bricks. And what holds a project together is the effective, clear and proactive communication between individuals.
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Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, talks to Central Asian specialist, writer and explorer, René Cagnat, about the changing geopolitics of a vast region of the globe that is often overlooked.
Counterfeiting has become a global epidemic. Pierre Delval, one of the world’s leading authorities on counterfeiting, talks to Jean-François Fiorina, Associate-Dean of Grenoble Ecole de Management, about the scale of problem and the measures we need to take to combat it.
The gap between having a vision and inspiring others to help you achieve it is common to every business leader. Dawna Jones talks to Guido Palazzo, professor of business ethics at HEC Lausanne, about how stories can help you communicate your vision