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The Future of Leadership (by Ben Clayton Jolly)

Saturday May 26th, 2018 2 comments

“We used to talk about the VUCA world (Volatile, Unpredictable, Complex and Ambiguous), now we are living it every day.” “Leaders face a learning crisis when they move from leading one size of group to a larger group.  This happens at around 15 people, 50, 100, 200 and 1,000.  As you progress you need to eat your own children –…

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Naomi would still be alive if a Samba band had taken her call!

Saturday May 19th, 2018 0 comments

On December 29th 2017, Naomi Musenga was suddenly paralyzed by an excruciating pain in her stomach. The 22 year old, mother of a baby child, called the emergencies in Strasbourg where she lived… The pain was unbearable as she was being passed from one service to another. The transcript of her agonizing and last discussion is terrifying: “Allo yes! Allo……

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Empowerment and waterline

Wednesday May 9th, 2018 4 comments

Empowerment is the basis for trust, simplified procedures and processes, daring organizations and customer obsession. These new directions are followed by those taking on the Disruption Economy. It suggests that the shift from traditional, vertical, siloed and hierarchical organizations, towards self-led, flatter, purpose-driven and agile organisms has started. But when comes the time to empower their people, many leaders find…

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