Tag Archives: Leadership

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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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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