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 06/15/2017 - 6:00pm   gilbert   0 comments

One thing is very clear to anyone who has done this work. The bigger implications of global leadership lie in the cross-cultural nature of the work. We deal with people who have significantly different filters of the world. Due to the inherent nature of perception, the world that they see has many different aspects. Remember that we work with people who speak different languages (meaning there is a different representational system of the...

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 06/15/2017 - 1:59pm   gilbert   0 comments

Cross cultural leadership in today's business world can be challenging at times, with the many cultural gaps that are present. It can be difficult to communicate with another culture, let alone properly lead. The core of cross cultural leadership depends not only on understanding other cultures and traditions, but also how to adapt your leadership role to these cultures.

 

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 06/15/2017 - 1:55pm   gilbert   0 comments

One aspect of leadership at a global level is an understanding of the larger system implications of our actions....

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 11/25/2016 - 2:00am   EGL   0 comments

Adults are almost universally attracted to babies because they are pure potential. We see in them every possible future. The same can be said of individuals in your organization who are being groomed for future leadership roles. One vital part of nurturing high-potential leaders is providing executive coaching to these rising superstars.

Six Principles

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 11/11/2016 - 2:00am   EGL   0 comments

What makes a good leader? Is it the steely certitude of a General Patton? Was Abraham Lincoln a good leader because he doubted himself, or in spite of his self-doubt? Researchers are realizing that emotional intelligence is an important part of the well-rounded leader. History is replete with examples of leaders whose interpersonal and intrapersonal skills best served their companies, their causes, or their countries.

CEOs

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 10/28/2016 - 3:00am   EGL   0 comments

The battle of Hattin was fought when an executive leader, Guy de Lusignan, led his organization of 20,000 crusaders on the offensive against Saladin. Lusignan abandoned the lush Springs of Sephora in the Palestine desert and marched — in July without water — across a desert plain. Saladin drew Lusignan’s parched army...

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 10/14/2016 - 3:00am   EGL   0 comments

Effective teamwork depends on having at least one emotionally intelligent team member, and truly amazing teamwork can result by having many team members who are.

1. Trust

In a piece for Harvard Business Review, Vanessa Urch Druskat and Steven B. Wolff identify three requirements for an effective team: 

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 09/30/2016 - 3:00am   EGL   0 comments

Some of the current concepts in leadership may sound like we're discussing gymnasts, not executives. This is because four steps any executive can take to improve leadership qualities sound like the purview of Olympians: gaining flexibility, getting a massage, learning to be agile, and changing your routine. 

Gaining Flexibility

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 09/16/2016 - 3:00am   EGL   0 comments

Some of the current concepts in leadership may sound like we're discussing gymnasts, not executives. This is because four steps any executive can take to improve leadership qualities sound like the purview of Olympians: gaining flexibility, getting a massage, learning to be agile, and changing your routine. 

Gaining Flexibility

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 09/02/2016 - 3:00am   EGL   0 comments

Heraclitus may have been the original leader of change management. He said, around 500 BCE, “The only constant is change.” Today’s leaders have to not only accept change, but embrace it and lead their organizations through constantly changing circumstances. Three qualities needed to accomplish this are resilience,...

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