Archive of: leadership

  • British Companies need new business skills for India

    British Companies need new business skills for India

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  • "Diversity Policies Rarely Make Companies Fairer, and They Feel Threatening to White Men"

    This article resonates! My main success when I was sponsoring Diversity in a global company was to make the majority of staff (male white men) realise that this “diversity stuff” actually relates to me – for example through a broader focus on enablement, mental health and family.

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  • "How a shared sense of integrity brings leaders together"

    This article is a useful contribution to the current hot discussion on how to achieve successful leadership in the global operating environment. Our leadership development programmes based around Indian rural schools help create the self-awareness and empathy which complement the sense of integrity.

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    In my job as MD of The Diversity & innovation Company I have learned “more in a day” than the rest of my career as I road test Experience Days with our charity suppliers. Here are some great examples of authentic leadership attributes:

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  • "Why leadership-development programs fail"

    This is a useful analysis by McKinsey on how companies can avoid the most common mistakes in leadership development and increase the odds of success by matching specific leadership skills and traits to the context at hand; embedding leadership development in real work; fearlessly investigating the mind-sets that underpin behaviour; and monitoring the impact so as to make improvements over time.

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