Tag Archives: Leadership

2019 KPMG Women’s Leadership Study

When it comes to risk-taking in the workplace, seven in ten (69%) women are open to taking small risks to further their career, but far fewer (43%) are open to taking bigger risks that may be associated with career advancement,  according to a study of over 2,000 professional women by KPMG. The report is available from …
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Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

This report from the Global Commission on Adaptation and published by the World Research Institute focuses on making the case for climate adaptation, providing specific insights and recommendations in key sectors: food security, the natural environment, water, cities and urban areas, infrastructure, disaster risk management, and finance. It is designed to inspire action among decision-makers, …
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Humble leadership: the powers of relationships, openness, and trust by Edgar H. Schein and Peter Schein

Overview: Bestselling author and father of organizational culture studies, Edgar Schein and Peter Schein trail-blaze with a creative perspective on leadership that encourages vulnerability and empathy as a form of strength. The more traditional forms of leadership that are based on static hierarchies and professional distance between leaders and followers are growing increasingly outdated and …
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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2019

Bill and Melinda Gates, cofounders of the Gates Foundation, have been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2019. Rounding out the top five after them are Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Special counsel and former FBI director, Robert Mueller, Founder and CEO of Tencent, Pony Ma and Microsoft CEO, …
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Dare to lead: brave work, tough conversations, whole hearts by Brené Brown

Overview: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the …
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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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