Tag Archives: Leadership

[Gibs whitepaper] Game-based learning: Teaching principles of economics and investment finance through Monopoly. by Charlene Lew and Adrian Saville.

The authors made used of a qualitative cross-sectional research design through content analysis of learning documents for 77 participants and analyzed basic behavioral trends over a 10-year period. The results show the breadth of learning through the game of Monopoly that was modified by incorporating disruptive elements. Themes include learning about the investment environment, financial management, […]
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LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace[by Diana Ellworth, Bryan Hancock and Bill Schaninger]

McKinsey Talks Talent podcast How to take action to support LGBTQ+ employees—not just during Pride Month, but year-round. During Pride Month, many large companies take the opportunity to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in myriad vital and visible ways. But creating a genuinely inclusive culture means taking year-round action—and the COVID-19 pandemic has only compounded the challenge. Diana […]
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A new business environment in Africa: Understanding the POST-COVID-19 context an alternative scenarios approach

by Marius Oosthuizen (@MariusOosthuiz7) and Kelly Alexander The Covid-19 pandemic has had a particularly stark impact in Africa, where the majority of the population depends on the informal sector for their livelihoods, the measures to mitigate against infection have had limited success. This has resulted in increased food insecurity, and job losses in vulnerable sectors […]
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Why every leader has to allow teams to fail (Inc)

By Robert Glazer We all need room to make mistakes. The goal should be to learn from them and move forward, without repeating them. A company whose employees are constantly afraid of failing will only create subpar performance and significant problems in the future.  For an example of what happens when employees aren’t free to fail, […]
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President Obama’s advice for leaders in a crisis (Inc)

By Jessica Stillman Figuring out how the coronavirus spreads and how your business should respond is incredibly complex. But when it comes to  responding to the current crisis, President Obama’s basic advice for leaders is simple: tell the truth.   The former president spoke to leaders from 300 municipalities on Thursday at  a virtual gathering organized […]
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3 Signs that your workplace culture will bring better business results (Inc)

By Marchel Schwantes For years, executives and HR chiefs have known that a healthy workplace means more satisfied employees, which also means higher productivity. But just how do you define a “healthy” workplace? According to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO), a healthy workplace is one in which workers and managers collaborate to continually protect and promote the health, […]
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Six leadership skills fundametals from Michael Jordan (Inc)

By Bernard Coleman Here are six lessons from Jordan that are emblematic of what leaders need to do to win: Adjust to adversity Jordan as a competitor was known for his tireless work ethic and willingness to make adjustments to triumph over opponents. As a leader, you have to make adjustments and learn how to overcome a setback. It’s important to understand […]
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Why companies need creative leaders in the future of work (Forbes)

By Jason Wingard In 2019, LinkeldIn named it “the most important skill in the world.” The World Economic Forum (WEF) placed it third on a list of the “10 skills you need to thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” Surprisingly, it is not data science or artificial intelligence, but something much softer: creativity. In her book,   The Creativity Leap, Natalie Nixon […]
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17 Phrases great leaders never say to employees (Inc)

Writer Maya Angelou was only half right when she said that people won’t remember what you said, but they’ll always remember how you made them feel. True, unless you’re talking about toxic things that careless leaders say. People will remember the exact words, and exactly how they made them feel –and it’s not good. With three decades leading […]
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8 Tips to lead the next generation (WEForum)

by Waida Ait Hamza With the Fourth Industrial Revolution changing the way we work and live and a new generation entering the workforce, we must redefine what it means to be a leader. The new generation who is joining the job market for the first time is very different from the baby boomers or even […]
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