Editor’s Note: Dr. Stephen Sweid is a pioneer of Breakthrough Strategy thinking. He has published a series of training guides on the Breakthrough Strategy, which you can find on Flevy here. Recently, Stephen has also published a comprehensive presentation on Multicultural Synergy. * * * * As consultant, trainer, and writer my impetus to address […]
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“In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.” – Dalai Lama Today, the world is becoming global and volatile witnessing tremendous shifts in paradigms at all levels. Digitalization shortened the distances between cultures and made it an international workplace on a daily basis. Recruiters and headhunters are emphasizing more […]
“Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.” Anthony J. d’Angelo Change and self development have become recently great debates, but many people don’t know if they are concerned about them, when exactly to go for them and the benefits they may get through them. Personal development can be initiated once there is a feeling of discomfort […]
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. * * * * Most leaders find it difficult to adequately prepare—assuming they […]
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 […]
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. * * * * The year is more than half over and it is […]
Being oneself has become a great Challenge nowadays. We are more concerned about people’s thinking and judgments rather than being honest and searching for an independent identity. We are more likely to listen to the noise of the others instead of following our intuition and aspiration. Being oneself has never been a weakness but a […]
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 […]
“Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilization.” – Mahatma Ghandi My great interest for cultural diversity was one step among others towards personal growth and fulfillment.Diversity is a great opportunity for all of us to rise curiosity and get exposed to different people and cultures. […]
“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 […]
Nostalgia has a way of carrying us back into our memories and reminding us of special moments, like Friday nights spent fighting over new releases, standing indecisively in front of DVD covers, and arguing about Indiana Jones’ relevance in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Oh, come on, we have all seen that episode of the Big Bang […]
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