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Narcissistic? Psychopathic? Or humble? Choose your style…

Saturday November 5th, 2011 2 comments

In which population do we find the highest percentage of people with psychopathic tendencies? Not in jail, not in gangs but… in Boardrooms!!! This is the surprising stand that one of the world’s most respected specialists in psychopathy, Professor Robert Hare, takes in his book published in 2007, “Snakes in suit”. Of course the statement is provocative and does not…

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My best interview on the future of Leadership

Saturday September 3rd, 2011 5 comments

(NEW  CLIP OF INTERVIEW IN PORTUGUESE ADDED AT END OF THIS POST) During my recent stay in São-Paulo, I was interviewed by Patricia Bispo, who runs an excellent site dedicated to people and leadership issues. Her questions helped me clarify my thoughts on the future of leadership. Here are, in English, the key parts of the interview: Patricia Bispo –…

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"Youth is a State of Mind"

Saturday July 9th, 2011 2 comments

Ben Clayton-Jolly, one of our partners running Inspiring Leadership, sent me the following poem by Samuel Ullman. I found it profound and moving and chose to leave it with you, as a hopeful inspiration during the few weeks during which I will be traveling and unable to write on this blog. Thank you Ben, I hope you all enjoy it!…

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"The leadership generation gap and the impact of the changing landscape"

Saturday July 2nd, 2011 1 comment

Arto Joensuu is one of these sharp and bright minds that Nokia used to enable, foster and develop. He has now started his own business in the Middle East and is a remarkable speaker on the impact of “digital” on today’s economy and leadership. He publishes a blog http://www.artojoensuu.com/. I found a recent exchange of mails with him so enriching…

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