"How to identify and manage star performers?"
Star performers may be CEOs or politicians or even clerics; they may live in a forest or a city or a jungle. But they all share certain traits.
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"How to manage brilliant but tumultuous leaders"
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Published on 7 Jul, 2016
"What makes wisdom more important than success and riches is that it enables us to live well"
The day after becoming the CEO of a company facing turbulent times, David had a dream. In it, while walking on a beach he discovered a bottle. On opening, a genie appeared offering him a wish in exchange for her freedom. Eschewing riches, fame or a long life, David chose the gift of wisdom.
In today’s hyperactive digital age, attaining wisdom is a challenge. With tablets and phones and their apps constantly vying for our immediate attention, it is increasingly difficult to find the time and mental space for making meaningful connections or engaging in the deep conversations, reflection, emotional awareness and compassion, necessary in the pursuit of wisdom.
Published on 4 Jul, 2017
“The most complete revenge is not to imitate the aggressor.”
Identifying with an aggressor is a basic strategy for human survival. It’s time to call it out in the workplace.
Published on 27 Sep, 2017
Inscribe courageous conversations into organisational DNA
How to create an organisation where people find meaning in, and are captivated by, their work.
Published on 21 Jun, 2019
The danger of the "theory of the great leader"
Published on 20 Aug, 2013