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Thriving in Disruptive Times: How Benjamin Franklin Nailed it.

Benjamin Franklin, University of Pennsylvania, Whartona

Benjamin Franklin’s example shows how self-cultivation can be a smart strategy for leaders determined to survive and thrive in disruptive times. Looking back on a recent trip to Philadelphia (费城), the city where the USA was born, two things made…

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Can Resilience be Taught?

Resilience, Business Transformation, Leading Change, Leadership

In these time of relentless technological and business change, resilience is starting to receive renewed attention/ is climbing higher on the leadership agenda. Resilience encompasses the ability to recover quickly from setbacks, to respond positively to change, to see the…

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This Year’s 5 Most Read Articles on Leading Complex Change

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Find here the top 5 most read articles on leading complex change and cross-cultural collaboration on LeadershipWatch in 2017. Enjoy! 1) Organizational Alignment: The Power of Cross-Organizational Networks What will the organizations of tomorrow look like? Will they still hold…

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Stop Believing These Persistent Myths About Leading Change

Leading change, Leadershipwatch, nature, flowers

Let’s change the way we lead change! In one of our most-read articles here on Leadershipwatch ‘What Does Change Mean to You?’ I describe how change always has been and always will be a natural part of our lives. We’ve…

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Skills for the Future: Break Patterns and Surprise Yourself, says Harvard’s Michael Puett

Tidal patterns, change, Michael Puett, Leadershipwatch

What are the key skills for the future? In our special multi-part series, experts share valuable and surprising insights we can use to build tomorrow’s world. In this part Harvard professor Michael Puett explains the skill of breaking patterns and…

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Leading Change: How Slowing Down Can Help You to Make Progress

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Teams that ceaselessly expand their limits can start showing signals of demotivation and decreasing trust in the team’s success if they do not take the time to consciously experience and embed the results achieved.

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3 Tips for Executive Teams to Increase the Success of Corporate Change Programs

How Executives can increase the success of corporate change programs

Many corporate change programs fail to deliver the expected results. Gary Hamel, John Kotter, and others claim the failure rate to be around a staggering 70%. What is the role of executive teams here? How can executive teams increase the…

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Our Top 5 Leadership Articles of 2016

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Find here the Top 5 leadership articles selected by our readers in 2016 In 2016 LeadershipWatch has again welcomed an amazing amount of readers, and we received lots of appreciation and nice reactions. Many thanks to you all! You are…

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Big Data and Algorithms Need Our Moral Compass. Here’s Why.

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning are increasing the Need for our Moral Compass. Article on LeadershipWatch.

Big data and complex algorithms are all around us. Machines are getting smarter by the day. They can help us make better decisions. Make our lives easier. But is machine intelligence always right? Big data and computer algorithms are all…

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7 Top Insights for Leading East-West Business Teams

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As business leader you are increasingly dealing with East-West business teams. Leading these teams effectively has a great impact on the success of companies in today’s business reality.

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