Tag Archives: Leadership

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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If you practice this 1 rare habit now, you’re a much better leader than you think (Inc)

The mentally strongest Employee engagement is a top contributing factor to high-performance work cultures and productive employees. And yet people often confuse “engagement” with “satisfaction.” The key difference between the two, it turns out, has little to do with free beer, pet-friendly policies, or on-site acupuncture leading to satisfaction. It has everything to do with the work itself. That […]
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8 Easy-to-miss signs your workplace is toxic (Inc)

Anyone can spot the obvious signs of a toxic workplace –appreciation is absent, accountability is elusive at best, a raving lunatic of a boss, everyone’s on LinkedIn during work. But what if the signs of toxicity are more subtle? Might you be leading, working in, or about to enter an environment that is quietly rotting […]
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Three ideas for leaders to be more successful in the 21st century (World Economic Forum)

A confusing, overwhelming, fragmented, unstructured deluge. This is how business leaders often described their context. Yet, as the top executives of their organisations, they understand the importance of remaining informed and vigilant about their fast-shifting landscape. Building on insights from researchers at London Business School, I find that, in the current interconnected and fast-changing world, […]
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3 Ways senior leaders create a toxic culture (HBR)

by Ron Carucci Whether presiding over the entire company, a function, a region, or a business unit, the people at the top of an organization have a disproportionate level of influence over those they lead. Those further down in the organization look to their leaders for cues on what’s acceptable (and what isn’t), and the […]
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How digital leaders inspire engagement (MIT Sloan Review)

by Jane McConnell An engaged workforce positions a company’s digital initiatives for success. Digital leaders should, Clarify the role of digital transformation within the company’s strategic vision, then walk the talk. The three best practices to start with are: Make it compelling and relevant. The “why” of a digital program has to be integrated into […]
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7 traits of exceptional leaders

By: Sherrie Campbell March 23, 2017 Source: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/290967 Emotions are the universal language. The way the emotions are felt is the same in each of us. What triggers our emotion is individual, but if we can feel our own pain then we can know what it is like for another to feel their pain. Because of […]
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One of our best 2016 MBA theses transformational leadership style

Transformational leadership style: The relationship to companies that are digital leaders By: Berdine Truter 2017 Source:  http://hdl.handle.net/2263/59790 ABSTRACT: The objective of the study was to explore the relationship between companies that are digitally mature and the leadership style of their C-level executives, with a specific focus on transformational leadership. Success in the digital era requires […]
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