Leadership Theory

28
Jun

Roselinde Torres – What it takes to be a great leader

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Roselinde Torres states three questions that future leaders who want to strive in the future should ask themselves… 1. Where are you looking to anticipate change? 2. What is the diversity measure of your network? 3. Are you courageous enough to abandon the past? Watch the full video here

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21
Jun

Servant leadership: A Path to High Performance

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By Edward D. Hess April 28, 2013 I’ve spent years researching the DNA of high-performing companies, and much to my surprise the leaders at most of those companies did not fit commonly espoused theories of leadership. Many people believe great leaders are charismatic, have a commanding presence, are visionary and educated at elite schools. Almost […]

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21
Jun

The 7 Great Challenges for the Leaders of Tomorrow

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1. Awareness of leadership In recent years, leadership has caught the attention of expert sociologists and managers of big companies. Nearly all of them agree on the positive effects good leaders have had on the efficiency of organizations. Without awareness of leadership, it is, and will be, much more difficult to achieve any success at […]

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17
May

10 Powerful Ways to Give Thanks with Your Leadership

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10 Powerful Ways to Give Thanks with Your Leadership This time of year, we celebrate the virtue of gratitude. Rightly so. The benefits of being grateful — both personally and professionally — are numerous and well-documented. While we should flex our gratitude muscle throughout the year, it’s also important to take extra time during the […]

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05
Apr

WHY I HAVE SYMPATHY FOR STEVE SMITH

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Newspaper article and press conference: Steve Smith’s message to a heartbroken 9-year-old fan Jenny Noyes – The Sydney Morning Herald (30 March 2018) Most of you would be wondering why I would have chosen to include something about Steven Smith … yes, he admitted to cheating and brought the game of cricket into disrepute, but […]

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01
Jun

Economics and the human instinct for storytelling by Robert Shiller

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Twenty-five years ago, Chicago Booth’s Dick Thaler and I set up a series of workshops at the National Bureau of Economic Research on what we called “behavioural economics.” Behavioural economics was economics with an input from the psychology department. Every department has its own tool kit for approaching research; we were very much influenced by […]

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16
Jan

Leading with a Limp

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If you are a leader–or if you have been making excuses to avoid leading–find out how to get the most from your weakness. The most effective leaders don’t rise to power in spite of their weakness; they lead with power because of their weakness. A limping leader is the kind of person who can be […]

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15
Jan

Elizabeth I CEO

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How did Elizabeth meet the challenges that faced her, managing not only to stay alive and keep her imperilled nation afloat, but also to win the intense loyalty of her people and lead England to greatness? Elizabeth I, CEO takes a fresh view, exploring issues that are relevant to leaders–especially business leaders–of today. Title: Elizabeth […]

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15
Jan

The End of Poverty

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Jeffrey Sachs draws on his remarkable 25 years’ experience to offer a thrilling and inspiring vision of the keys to economic success in the world today. In the end, readers will be left not with an understanding of how daunting the world’s problems are, but how solvable they are – and why making the effort […]

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15
Jan

Living the 7 Habits

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Success that endures — sustainable and balanced success — can seem difficult to achieve in today’s turbulent, complex world of change. But those who achieve this kind of success live by seven universal, timeless, self-evident principles that apply in any situation, in any culture. Dr. Covey shows how successful people have used these principles to […]

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