“People are hired for their intellect and business expertise and fired for a lack of emotional intelligence.” – Daniel Goleman Despite the popularity of this term, there are still many misunderstandings of what Emotional Intelligence (EQ) stands for. EQ is not limited to being sociable. It refers to how we handle our emotions and relationships. […]
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Editor’s Note: The Natural Evolution of Things is an in-depth is a 5-part series that describes 13 the catalysts of Organizational Change and Competitiveness, based on the theme of Michael Porter’s Five Forces. To read the full series, take a look at the author’s profile page found here. * * * * Continued from part 2… Achievement […]
Editor’s Note: Peter DiGiammarino is a professional CEO and founder of growth strategy consulting firm, IntelliVen. IntelliVen is also an author on Flevy, producing a series of frameworks covering a variety of management and leadership topics. View all this Flevy materials here. * * * * Leaders set direction, aligns resources, and motivates action as suggested by the panels […]
We are living in an era where the need for change has considerably increased both at the personal and professional level. New initiatives, shift of paradigms, technology disruption, highly competitive environment, digital revolution, new set of talents-these things are the drivers that make CHANGE a fundamental step towards personal and organizational improvement. While in the […]
In our lives at least once, if we’re lucky, we experience the opportunity to work for a cause bigger than ourselves, to achieve a goal we never thought possible, or change the lives of those around us. If we’re lucky. We think an experience like this is out of reach, but the truth is that […]
“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson A leader is neither about a title nor about a powerful status; it can emerge from any educational level. Leadership is a complete ART as it handles mostly the invisible. What you see in a leader […]
The call for change and innovation is everywhere – and rightly so. Business environments seem to be getting slammed by a multitude of market, technology and competitive threats impacting how you do business. It’s often called “disruption”. There is much written about transformational leadership. They fill our book shelves, article after article and book after […]
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” - Paulo Coelho. Personal development and coaching practices have become recently major subjects and even challenges for many companies and institutions. Many leaders, motivation speakers, authors, lecturers, politicians and many others wrote about this field of activity and shared their own […]
It’s So Frustrating for Change Leaders! “Why can’t people see the future? It’s so obvious that we need to change–yet the people can’t see that there is a better way!” This is a cry I often hear from leaders and managers who are trying to implement change or improve things in their organisation. They complain […]
Why Napoleon? We all know that Napoleon had magnificent victories at Toulon, Tivoli (perhaps his greatest of all time), The Pyramids and Austerlitz – but what can we learn about his approach to strategy and winning? And what’s the connection with neuroscience? Well, it turns out that Napoleon unknowingly used an understanding of neuroscience to […]
The “War for Talent” Since McKinsey coined the team in 1997, they have argued strongly that effective Talent Management (TM) is a driver of value creation in organisations. This has launched a spate of TM practices in consulting companies, as well as a multi-billion dollar industry for software vendors like Oracle, SAP and IBM. Enterprises […]
Editor’s Note: The author Curtis Chocholous, a seasoned executive and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, has written a whitepaper on The 80/20 Law of Leadership, which is available for free on Flevy here. This whitepaper is based on Lean Culture thinking. * * * * Every time you eat or drink, you’re either feeding disease […]
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