Tag Archives: Leadership

The power of moments: why certain experiences have extraordinary impact by Chip and Dan Heath

Overview: The New York Times bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick explore why certain brief experiences can jolt us and elevate us and change us—and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life and work. While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are dominated by …
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One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams by Chris Fussell

Overview: From the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Team of Teams, a practical guide for leaders looking to make their organizations flatter and more interconnected. Too often, companies end up with teams stuck in their own silos, pursuing goals and metrics in isolation. Their traditional autocratic structures create stability, scalability, and predictability — …
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Índice I Wil 2018

A new study prepared by IESE analyzes the relationship between female leadership and equal opportunities in 34 OECD countries. It explores how female leadership can help promote equal opportunities based on four key dimensions: personal leadership, political leadership, business leadership and social leadership. The study is based on 17 indicators and compares the current situation …
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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2017

Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, has been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2017. Rounding out the top five after Epstein are Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Pope Francis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation cochair Melinda Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The list features …
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Committed teams: three steps to inspiring passion and performance by Mario Moussa, Madeline Boyer, and Derek Newberry

Build high-performing teams with an evidence-based framework that delivers results Committed is a practical handbook for building great teams. Based on research from Wharton’s Executive Development Program (EDP), this concise guide identifies the common challenges that arise when people work together as a group and provides key guidance on breaking through the barriers to peak …
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A CEO’s Guide to Leading Digital Transformation – BCG

The success of a transformation depends on an organization’s leaders, especially the CEO. In digital transformations, the CEO is even more critical because of the magnitude of change, the degree of disruption, and the power of inertia. Digital transformation requires new ways of working, not just new technology. The scarcest resource at many companies is …
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Alibaba: the house that Jack Ma built by Duncan Clark.

Overview: An engrossing, insider’s account of how a teacher built one of the world’s most valuable companies—rivaling Walmart & Amazon—and forever reshaped the global economy. In just a decade and half Jack Ma, a man from modest beginnings who started out as an English teacher, founded and built Alibaba into one of the world’s largest …
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The founder’s mentality: how to overcome the predictable crises of growth by Chris Zook, James Allen.

Overview: Three Principles for Managing—and Avoiding—the Problems of Growth Why is profitable growth so hard to achieve and sustain? Most executives manage their companies as if the solution to that problem lies in the external environment: find an attractive market, formulate the right strategy, win new customers. But when Bain & Company’s Chris Zook and …
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Everything connects: how to transform and lead in the age of creativity, innovation, and sustainability by Faisal Hoque with Drake Baer

Overview: Leadership. Creativity. Innovation. When you put it all together, EVERYTHING CONNECTS. The constant cascade of new technologies and social changes is creating a more empowered population. Workforces are increasingly dispersed, demanding of self-expression, and quite possibly disengaged. Within this topsy-turvy context, leaders must spark creativity, drive innovation, and ensure sustainability. What are the remedies? …
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Why should anyone work here?: what it takes to create an authentic organization by Robert Goffee

Overview: Imagine designing the best company on earth to work for . . . What would that company be like? How would you build and sustain it? As a leader, you need to know. In the past, businesses made people conform to the organization’s needs. But the old paradigm has shifted. Now leaders must transform …
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