Hope in the time of collapse

Hope in a time of collapse

Half of the world’s population is considered “highly vulnerable”. The emergency that so many in the rich world have felt was somewhere off in the future, is here. Now. It’s just somewhere else.

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El mundo laboral de 2030 – Un lugar mejor

COVID-19 acelerará el ritmo del cambio en el lugar de trabajo. Provocará la adopción forzosa del trabajo a distancia y el trabajo ágil y en consecuencia, reconfigurará la forma en que las empresas se comunican y utilizan el espacio de oficina.

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Developing the art of resilience

Developing the art of resilience

Everybody has to go through difficult times in their life; some more than others. But the way we manage these situations determines how we are going to handle similar situations in the future and what we learn from them.

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Trust does not need sympathy

The well-known saying of trust and control should be reversed: Control is good, trust is better. Trust is well-researched. We know how it is created and how it can be lost again, how it can be strengthened and how it has to be earned.

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Building sustainability into the value chain

Building Sustainability into the Value Chain

Sustainability is fast becoming an essential part of value assessment – the core of the new business model. Delivering this requires a new brand of leadership, thinking and practicing with a dual vision for the future of the business and the planet.

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Authentic and respectful leadership

respectful leadership

Leaders of the future who underestimate the importance of “respect” as a central element of their culture do so at their peril. Without appreciation and respect for other people, leaders will struggle to be effective.

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Be conscious!

Launched in 2012 by Ben Emmens and Abi Green, the Conscious Project has one clear aim: to help individuals and organisations think about what they are doing and do it better or, in other words, to be more conscious.

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In conversation with the Dalai Lama

In this edited extract adapted from his new book, Business as an Instrument for Societal Change: In Conversation with the Dalai Lama, Sander Tideman discusses the idea of Bodhisattva leadership and looks at how ancient ideas can be translated to meet the needs of modern-day business.

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Mindfulness: The antidote to macho leadership?

Most students love the buzzy, busy atmosphere of an MBA programme. But is it the right way to teach them the soft skills, particularly leadership, that employees say they want? Dianne Lynne Bevelander and David Bond suggest that ‘mindfulness’ courses may be the answer.

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Embedding values

EFMD-GlobalFocus Mag

Mark Moody-Stuart examines the difficulties of ensuring that the right values are agreed upon, understood and truly embedded in a large multicultural business organisation.

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