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What Neurological Research Reveals About Leadership Development and Training for the Next Generation

Sooner or later, any 21st century organization has to face the succession challenge; that is, making sure the appropriate candidates can take over key roles within the enterprise. To facilitate the change, management teams often establish different strategies to ensure …


The Hidden Face of Top Performing Teams: What MIT Studies Reveal.

MIT researcher Alex “Sandy” Pentland devoted the past few years to researching the communication habits of over 2500 members of various teams within 21 different organizations (See Harvard Business Review, April 2012).

 

Using electronic sensors, she began …


5 Ways to Disengage your Workforce

Can certain work environments lead to disengagement amongst your workforce? What can be done to re-engage members of a group towards achieving a common mission?

 

travail d'équipeAs stated by John W. Gardner, the practice of leadership is a two-faceted process …


Get Inspired by These 3 Revolutionary Groups of 2011

Last week, I presented 8 remarkable leaders of 2011 that inspired us with their courage, authenticity and their actions motivated by the collective interest.

 

With the New Year approaching, here are the groups that united their efforts and managed …


10 Must-Read Books For Anyone Interested in Leadership (and Good Gift Ideas!)

There are two fundamental pillars of leadership that should be considered by any individual wishing to become a better leader. The first one, self-knowledge, leads us to determine what we want to accomplish: the goal, its meaning and its …


8 Remarkable Leaders of 2011

Here are 8 leaders who have gotten themselves noticed during the past year either by inspiring others or by having a significant impact in their community.

 

For each of these leaders, I will describe the actions they took and …


What is Shared Leadership?

Shared leadership is an approach and a process that helps each member of a team, an organization or a society bring its unique perspectives, knowledge and knowhow to resolve common issues and attain a common goal. Shared leadership allows everyone …


The First Steps to Implementing a Shared Leadership Approach Within a Group or Organization

Our current era is defined by social changes, constantly emerging new information technologies and problems of increasing complexity and diversity for organizations.

 

Those wishing to succeed by distinguishing themselves and increasing their visibility in their domain will need to …


5 Tactics to Develop a Sense of Self-Efficacy in Leadership

I’ve had the opportunity to meet and discuss with many leaders in the past 20 years, especially during a study I conducted on leaders of various organizations and from different countries. I asked them the following question:

 

What made


The 5 Qualities of a Responsible Leader

In a business, the CEO or figurehead of authority represents and is responsible for the entire company: its financial performance, the quality of the resources, products and services, the partnerships, employee health and security and the social and ethical responsibilities …