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Engaging leaders take a stand!

Saturday January 30th, 2016 0 comments

In this beginning of 2016, I have the opportunity to observe business leaders, in different places of the world, at the moment that they share their “State of the Nation” speech and their encouragements for the near future. Two categories emerge: Those who succeeded (like the one mentioned in my post last week) to engage their people and those who…

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What will my “Leadership Legacy” be?

Thursday January 21st, 2016 0 comments

I was recently invited to sit and watch a CEO talk. His mission was to prepare the engagement of some senior leaders in the company’s vision for the future. I was expecting some kind of well-polished speech, maybe a good video clip, but instead he asked: “What will be your legacy? What will you be proud to have left behind…

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Stop trying to engage your people: Let them engage you!

Thursday January 14th, 2016 2 comments

I could not dream of a better way to start my professional year, on January 4th, than by having an informal conversation in a Paris bar, with the CEO of one of our favourite clients. Talking about some of the details he would like to see change in his organization’s culture, he said: “When I see the amount of time…

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The quality of our Relational Network is the strongest indicator of success, following a 75 year-long Harvard study.

Thursday January 7th, 2016 0 comments

Looking for an inspiring topic which would help us with our New-Year’s resolutions, I fell on this very recent (November 2015) TED speech from Harvard Professor and psychiatrist Robert Waldinger. He is the 4th director of a 75 year-long study on adult development. During those years, the researchers tracked the lives of 724 men, of which 60 are still alive…

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