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The Future is for Humble Leaders

Friday April 24th, 2020 0 comments

I am wondering these days if anyone will still want to hear about joining a webinar in the future, since we have been flooded by them for the past 6 weeks. I confess to have taken part to two of them (with friends I enjoy working with, The Futures Agency, StratX and NEOMA). But webinars hardly offer a cheap (in…

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Two months observing successful “Corona-Leaders” and five traits they have in common

Sunday April 19th, 2020 0 comments

For 25 years, I have advised leaders on how to adapt their style to disruptions and, like everybody else, I never thought I would witness what we see with Covid-19. The past two months, I have observed the “Corona-Leaders” who rose to the occasion and make a huge difference for their country, their business or, more humbly, for those they…

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When we come out the other side…

Friday April 10th, 2020 0 comments

Andy Barham was a patient invited to speak at the Convention of a medical device company. I was invited to talk about Change Leadership. Andy stunned the audience by his authenticity, simplicity and humour. But like many of those “Comedy Artists”, Andy also has a wonderful, sensitive and deep “Gravitas Sense”. He wrote this poem a few days ago, hoping…

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Will you follow a leader who says “Me First”?

Friday April 3rd, 2020 2 comments

Yuval Noah Harari is an Israeli Historian and Professor and probably the most listened to futurist and thinker of the XXIst century. Here is an article (free viewing) he just wrote for the Financial Times (20th March 2020) in which he elegantly summarized in this interview extract on British Channel 4: Harari makes three fundamental points in the context of…

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