"C-suite suicide trend"
Swisscom's CEO and Zurich's CFO recently took their own lives. Have working conditions in the C-suite become so intense that suicide appears to offer the only answer for some? This Fortune Management article quotes Manfred Kets de Vries on this recent trend.
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"Leaders and the art of forgiveness"
The knee-jerk reaction of too many people in leadership positions when they feel wronged is righteous indignation and the urge for revenge. But one factor that sets truly transformational leaders apart from the run-of-the-mill is the ability to forgive - to let feelings of anger, resentment and blame fall away and become something constructive. This article looks at how forgiveness can make for a good business tool.
Published on 19 Jul, 2013
"Obsession for digital technology"
Published on 17 Oct, 2016
Continuing on from Mental Health at Work, Part 1: Should we open pandora’s box?, here Toya Lorch shares some practical ideas on how to translate hope into action, highlighting the impact that leaders and managers can have on mental health in the workplace.
Published on 8 Jul, 2019
Les top managers préféreront une communication honnête et l'empathie.
Les vrais leaders veillent à ce que leur entreprise sorte de la crise revigorée et prête à affronter l'avenir. Pour faire partie des entreprises qui émergent lorsque les conditions économiques seront un peu meilleures, sept stades s'imposent.
Published on 17 Aug, 2020
After a brief period of excitement and the hope of a little more normality, we have been pulled straight back into the struggles of making it through the pandemic once again. But why does it feel different this time? What is happening to make so many of us feel drained and demotivated? Surely with spring around the corner, vaccinations being rolled out, and some light at the end of the tunnel, we should be feeling more upbeat? Dr. Caroline Rook and Claire Finch explore why that may not be the case…
Published on 12 Feb, 2021
In the Covid-19 crisis digital communication technologies (DCTs) are our saviour. They enable us to continue to work remotely and not to fall into complete social isolation despite physical distancing measures. Indeed, many have now rekindled lost friendships and thanks to DCTs, family, friends and colleagues are just one click away. But are our digital devices really always our friend during this stressful time?
Published on 1 May, 2020
"Assessing psychological risk factors of leaders"
This blog presents a quick assessment of psychological risk factors for high performing individuals.
Published on 18 Apr, 2015
"Are you suffering from the wealth fatigue syndrome?"
This blog entry explores the wealth fatigue syndrome. Instead, one should invest in enduring things that matter.
Published on 10 Dec, 2014
"Forgiveness as a business tool"
This blog entry with the Harvard Business Review explores how costly it is to hold on to grudges and how an unforgiving attitude keeps people from moving forward.
Published on 4 Dec, 2013
"In search of introspection and reflection"
Published on 23 Jun, 2014