Leadership Archive

The Power and Importance of Emotional Labor

Although I am grateful that I was born with dyslexia, this was not always the case. We each have two wolves struggling inside us. One wolf is vengeful, angry, resentful, and afraid. The other is compassionate, faithful and loving. The wolf that wins is the one we feed. Dyslexia forced me to do a lot of what

Leading Through Pain and Loss

Many people will do a variety of things to avoid pain. As leaders, we know that it will be part of the growth of our organization; the one thing that is consistent is change. Not all change is painful or involves loss, although if we are honest with ourselves, we will find that pain and

How to lead wisely in uncertain environments

In one of his last appearance in 2000 Peter Drucker, the man who invented management, gave a TV interview from Claremont, California. Do you know the subjects chosen by Peter Drucker in his speech? He spoke about efficiency and effectiveness; enhance the forces, the XXI century management concepts. Do you know the topics remain untouched

Saudi Vision 2030: How to Maximise Leadership Opportunities

The most important capability for achieving Saudi Vision 2030 is leadership, which has a fundamental impact on every aspect of organisational and national success – and indeed the well-being, happiness and productivity of all people. As we know, huge investments have been made in leadership training, tools and help for many years and there are

Leadership & Management in the 21st Century

Because of technology and the internet, ideas are emerging resulting in almost every known business model in the process of being disrupted, re-invented, or re-imagined. New products and services are emerging at a pace never seen and competition is no longer limited by geographical boundaries. No business model is completely immune to this disruption. But

How Leadership Development Can Impact Your Organisation

For any organisation with aspirations of a successful future, the importance of an effective leadership pipeline cannot be overstated. Businesses are acutely aware of the importance of developing leaders, because annual investment in leadership development now tops $15.5 billion in the U.S. alone, according to research from Bersin by Deloitte. Based on figures published in

What stops personal growth & organisations succeeding?

Leaders are not born, they are made. A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say:  we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu This presentation is not intended as an academic overview but is grounded in the world of the organisation. It will suggest

ABC of Servant Entrepreneurial Leadership

Leaders are more than entrepreneurs. Even more than servant, socially responsive entrepreneurs. More than dealers in hope. More than drivers of the bolder, brighter, better future. Entrepreneurial leader sees and seizes the opportunities (noticed yet not perceived by others). Such leader comprise Abilities, Beliefs, and Convictions, necessary to employ a set of opportunities for completing