One of the major challenges faced by professionals around the world, both men and women, is companies’ lack of synchronization with technological and social realities. Women suffer in particular. Consequences can be found in all areas of our lives. There are not just serious social consequences, but also consequences for organizations, although many seem oblivious […]
The inauguration of new President Donald Trump could be an example of what can happen in companies on the arrival of a manager that nobody wanted. How can this situation be turned around?
Despite signs of economic recovery, populist movements against globalization present a watershed moment in 2017. Business leaders should plan for volatility and Industry 4.0 disruption, using gamification to develop talent, and rethinking what it means to win. IESE professors Nuria Mas, Mireia Las Heras, Marc Sachon, Pankaj Ghemawat and John Almandoz weigh in.
The headlines today around the world are dominated by the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States following an ugly campaign that has polarized many. What lessons can we be learnt from the campaign for our societies and our companies?
Why is it important to look after your employer branding? Why does it matter how you treat for your employees and how that is communicated? I can think of three reasons (you can surely find others) sufficiently relevant as a starting point. 1. Knowing whom you invite into your house is of supreme importance. It […]
Procrastination, from the latin procrastināre might be dressed up as “put off”, “wait and see” or “put the decision on hold for the time being”…. Firstly, it’s crystal clear we can’t do everything at once, or in the beat of a drum. Secondly, we usually have the expectation of gaining instant gratification when we complete a […]
Hillary Clinton is the first female presidential nominee of a major political party in history. So does her bid for the White House mark a step change for women in leadership around the world? Or are there deep, underlying issues that we still need to address?
I would like to share with you some interesting experiences of people I have met. And perhaps you too might find them of use in your daily life. I did. So, let me tell you what I learned recently. Less is more. Today I’d like to share Fabio’s story. He’s from Argentina and although he […]
You’ve been called a narcissistic leader. So what? There’s no need to take it as a slight. In fact, leadership and narcissism go hand in hand. And before we go any further, let’s be clear on the real meaning of narcissism and how we, as leaders, can hone in on the good and phase out […]
Job security is fading fast. In a constantly changing world it can feel almost impossible to keep up with the latest trends and digital expectations. So how do you manage your career – and your online reputation – when the goalposts are constantly moving? By investing a little time now in your career, you’ll be […]