Leadership is the ability to influence change, and not a question of position in a hierarchy. To drive strategy, create value. To build connections across silos and bring people with shared purpose together.   A shared purpose leadership style transforms it...
According to Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School, women are better suited to leadership than their male counterparts in most areas. Martinsen and colleague, Professor Lars Glasø, surveyed the personality traits...
  Researchers and mental health professionals contest that ancient mindfulness practices - originating in Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist and other traditions - hold great promise. Mindfulness means being fully aware of what is happening both inside yourself—in your body, heart and mind—and...
In this unpredictable economic climate, leaders must be capable to lead their companies to quickly adapt to new market forces. Business models are changing to catch up with the emerging drivers of competition. Success hinges first andforemost on “Thinking-Ahead” strategy  and...
Be a leader who demonstrates competence, character, and purpose—a thinker and a doer who can maneuver the complexities of interdependent issues. Aspire to possess the technical acumen, personal attributes, and moral compass to both "get along" and "get it right."  
  From being just Visible to Visionary Organisations have goals or desired ends they want to achieve. Similarly, organisations have strategies or preferred means for achieving those goals. In addition, organisations utilise implementing structures or special organisational processes aimed at guaranteeing...
It happens regularly all over the world and in every company. The CEO addresses his collaborators: “You are the most important resource at this company”. He believes it, and he is right. His collaborators listen politely but are skeptical. They...
George Elton Mayo in the 1920s measured the relationship between working environment and employee productivity, and his findings resulted in managers changing their perspective. 10 years later, the US government passed the Performance Rating Act and the Incentive Awards Act...
Conventional wisdom tells us that leaders are the men and women who stand up, speak out, give orders, make plans and are generally the most dominant, outgoing people in a group. But that is not always the case, according to...
Four ways to get your team on the path to accelerated development According to Professor Michael D. Watkins, most newly appointed leaders have limited familiarity with the team they have inherited.The first step when inheriting a team is to thoroughly assess...
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