The leadership industry is an ever-growing, multi-billion dollar industry – there is no shortage of books, podcasts, workshops/programs or conferences dedicated to training and improving leadership skills and abilities.
As the COVID-19 pandemic develops, we are entering truly uncharted waters, with no foreseeable plans to dock. Everyone’s lives and routines have been disrupted, with businesses scrambling to move employees to work remotely, and others having to lay off loyal employees, or worse, close their doors.
Let’s be clear – the development of leaders and change in organizations is not easy work. Development is often non-linear, doesn’t always produce clearly visible results, and often unfolds over a substantial period of time (as opposed to in single moments).
Vulnerability, the “quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally,” has inherently negative connotations, both at the biological and emotional level.
Culture is a key piece of the human experience, particularly in the workplace. The ways in which we work are constantly subject to social changes, so establishing a positive workplace culture is becoming more important than ever.
For some managers, a day on the job can feel like a state of controlled chaos – constantly having to put out fires and dealing with unexpected developments. Yet, good managers are at the heart of any successful organization; their ability to communicate and collaborate greatly influences every employee’s experience at their company, which can improve engagement, productivity, and retention.
Carlos Ghosn was once a legend of the automotive world, pulling Nissan back from the grave to become one of the world’s most iconic brands. In an economically battered 1990s Japan, Ghosn became a kind of folk hero,
In the face of increasingly rapid change, disruptive technology, geopolitical uncertainty and growing societal pressures, the role of leadership and business in society is changing.
Research has found that high narcissism interferes with the ability to be supportive and facilitative of followers, which are core components of effective leadership.
4 minute readThere are a number of different ways that leadership can be executed, and because each situation is unique and faced with its own set of variables, there is no right answer as to which style of leadership is the best.Takashi Mitachi gave a TED talk in 2013 on “3 Lessons that Businesses can learn from…