Posts tagged ‘leadership’

  • A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London Forum Article

    The 6 basic leadership styles

    The mistake of many managers is to believe that the key to leadership is locked within their personality and… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    10 steps to building a successful business

    Building a business is no easy feat. As a two-time entrepreneur, I've experienced the ups and downs of… more

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    The secret of wise leadership

    After 2 years I have just completed an executive education program in leadership at the World Economic… more

  • A worker arrives at his office in the Canary Wharf business district in London Forum Article

    4 classic leadership mistakes to avoid

    One of the best things about starting my career in a big organization like the U.S. Navy was the opportunity… more

  • A lock and chain secures an access gate to a house in Goussainville-Vieux Pays, a ghost village, north of Paris Forum Article

    10 decisions that could block your success

    Perspective is a funny thing. Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back… more

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    How to capture your company’s key knowledge

    I visit a local bakery every Friday afternoon to purchase Challa bread, a sweet egg bread that just… more

  • A woman is silhouetted next to a solar panel display by solar module supplier Upsolar at the 4th PV Expo in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 ways to organise your way to innovation

    In a previous post I wrote about my concern with ‘unnovation’ – whereby businesses risk disastrous… more

  • A woman reads a book at her open air book store in Skopje Forum Article

    5 must-reads for entrepreneurs

    There’s a reason professors assigned required reading in classes. When you encourage pupils to… more

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    One thing all successful leaders need to do

    Listening is often considered the softest of the soft skills. So the idea of being apowerful listener can… more

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    One thing successful leaders never do in public

    One of your employees shows up unprepared for an important meeting. A couple of people are continually chit… more

  • A couple walk past “Filament Lamp”, an art work installation, at a commercial center near a construction site in Beijing’s Sanlitun area Forum Article

    When shouldn’t you innovate?

    Innovation is a real business buzzword nowadays. Everybody seems to be innovating and everything is… more

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    2 ways to stop your business wasting time

    Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, once wrote, “Just as you would not permit a fellow employee to steal… more

  • Steam billows from the cooling towers of Jaenschwalde coal power station near Cottbus Forum Article

    Is the US-China climate deal a game changer?

    The United States, the world’s biggest historical emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to cut… more

  • Swiss President Schmid and U.N. Secretary-General Annan shake hands in Kehrsatz near Berne Forum Article

    10 rules of business etiquette

    When you think of the word etiquette, you might be imagining a Miss Manners book from the 1950s. Proper… more

  • Members of the public use their mobile devices to take photographs of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at a walk about in Brisbane Forum Article

    5 ways to succeed in the digital revolution

    In every sector, business models are quickly evolving in the face of technology. That opens up vast… more

  • A Businessman is silhouetted as he stands under the Arche de la Defense in the financial district west of Paris Global Agenda Councils Article

    What does the world look for in a good leader?

    For decades, the United States military has prepared its future officers for the chaos of the battlefield… more

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    What successful leaders do before leaving work

    Are you that person who flees the office every day at five o'clock on the dot, without making any eye… more

  • A man walks on an illuminated walkway in Tokyo Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why the world in 2015 faces a leadership crisis

    A startling 86% of respondents to the Survey on the Global Agenda agree that we have a leadership crisis in… more