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“Responsible Leadership is the alternative to tyranny and our only protection against it.” (P. Drucker)

Friday June 22nd, 2018 0 comments

This post is not about football (although it is where the action takes place), but about behaviours, values and our ultimate responsibility as Business Leaders: educating our people! Who hasn’t seen the exemplary images of the Senegalese and Japanese fans, showing respect for their colours and Russian hosts, by cleaning the stadium after the game won by their national team…

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If people are disengaged, they don’t even need to sabotage, they just need to scrupulously follow the rule! (Y. Morieux)

Saturday June 16th, 2018 0 comments

I am a fan of BCG’s Yves Morieux’s interventions. I see the one here below as his best (and shortest), a must seen! Morieux’ topic here is about three levers needed to get a better performance in today’s Disruption Economy and its V.U.C.A. (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous… anyone who still didn’t know?) consequences. He calls for three axes of…

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“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools”

Thursday June 7th, 2018 2 comments

Last week’s blog post met an amazing success, suggesting there is a huge malaise about the way Diversity is being dealt with in our organizations. So many of you wrote in confidence and shared something that a lady illustrated so well: “Diversity here has been taken over by bureaucrats seeking to impose quotas instead of engaging the organization into what…

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“20 years after everybody else, we finally discovered the politically correct…”

Friday June 1st, 2018 2 comments

“Twenty years after everybody else, we finally discovered the politically correct…” This was the ironic comment of a employee, showing me the predictable and emotionless clip produced by their Chief Diversity Officer (or a title like this) to promote diversity in the organization… an endless suite of good intentions, buzzword bingo and promises of promoting more women and non-Americans (the…

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