Category Archives: Leadership & the Future

How do we learn?

We learn by being inspired. We learn by debating an issue. We learn by teaching. We learn by doing. By reading, by writing, by listening. This is just the tip of the iceberg. A great deal of research has gone … READ MORE

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Leadership Strategy and Societal Impact

Nowadays, for-profit businesses are increasingly realizing their long-term interests in creating positive value for the communities in which they operate. They see that organizational success depends on making a positive impact on key societal challenges such as food and water … READ MORE

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Five advantages for leaders in a networked world

The following information was adapted from the white paper, “Network Savvy Executives” by Vered Asif, Chuck Palus and Kristin Cullen. Nowadays, leadership requires paying special attention to informal relationships within the organization’s network. Since we live in an extremely complex, … READ MORE

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6 Ways to Get Things Done: Turn Thinking into Doing

Implement. Execute. Walk the talk. Get it done. As a leader, you know that action counts. So why is it so difficult to just get things done? Strategic thinking may not translate well into action because of the lack of … READ MORE

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Asian organizations’ best intentions may be hindering leadership development

This content was originally posted on the CCL APAC website. Asia continues on a trajectory of explosive growth, and offers businesses exciting opportunities. Asian economies are expected to remain a critical driver for global GDP growth. Yet identifying and grooming … READ MORE

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs. And Polarities.

So. Are you a dog person? Or a cat person? Hang on. Before you answer, keep in mind that our perception of you is about to be forever locked into one of two categories: You are loyal, friendly, and willing … READ MORE

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Is Work-Life Balance a Zero-Sum Game?

“So there’s no such thing as work-life balance. There’s work, and there’s life, and there’s no balance,” says Sheryl Sandberg. Everything we do boils down to choices we make. Should I spend my evening working out at the gym, taking … READ MORE

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Corporate Officer: A Job that Kills?

The well-paid world of corporate officers is ruthlessly transparent, and the rules of the game are clear: deliver and you will be rewarded; fail and you will be blamed. After the crisis of 2008 and additional regulation, the primary route … READ MORE

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It’s All About Strategy: Leadership Lessons from the Fantasy Football Draft

Every year a dozen of us from CCL meet at a local sports bar and hold our fantasy football draft. For those of you who don’t know what fantasy football is, you can go here to find out more. And … READ MORE

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LeaderMOOC is Now Open for Registrations

We’re so happy to announce that we have reached the next milestone in our LeaderMOOC project: we are now open for registrations. LeaderMOOC will run on the canvas.net MOOC platform, one of the leading MOOC providers. We’ve also updated our … READ MORE

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