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070: How to Embrace Diversity for Powerful Results with Renee McGowan

The modern workplace generally presents unique leadership challenges due to differing perspectives, cultures, and beliefs, and leading a diverse organization is about much more than simply acknowledging differences. For episode 070 of my podcast, ‘The World Class Leaders Show’, I invited Renee McGowan, Mercer’s President, Asia Middle East & Africa (AMEA), to talk about how […]

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How to Embrace Diversity for Powerful Results with Renee McGowan

The modern workplace generally presents unique leadership challenges due to  differing perspectives, cultures, and beliefs, and leading a diverse organization is about much more than simply acknowledging differences. For episode 070 of my podcast, ‘The World Class Leaders Show’, I invited Renee McGowan, Mercer’s President, Asia Middle East & Africa (AMEA), to talk about how

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056: Hans-Martin Hellebrand, Co-CEO of Badenova on Turning Leadership Upside Down

In the ‘old’ Western European world, internal business leaders were typically viewed as the top of the organizational hierarchy pyramid — the ones who ‘knew it all’ and made the decisions accordingly.  Today’s business wisdom turns the prevailing structure upside down, with customers sitting at the top of the pyramid; for true organizational success, this

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Hans-Martin Hellebrand, Co-CEO of Badenova on turning leadership upside down

In the ‘old’ Western European world, internal business leaders were typically viewed as the top of the organizational hierarchy pyramid — the ones who ‘knew it all’ and made the decisions accordingly.  Today’s business wisdom turns the prevailing structure upside down, with customers sitting at the top of the pyramid; for true organizational success, this

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054: Lorenzo Simonelli, CEO of Baker Hughes on Driving Change Through Uncertainty

Lessons from the C-Suite All successful CEOs possess several critical skills and attributes. Chief among them is the ability to build a diverse team that complements the CEO’s capabilities and expertise and provides both support and challenge as needed.  A CEO must be able to decisively manage ambiguity and constant change, while focusing on strategic

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Why building a corporate venture arm for your company

Driving innovation is one of the main priorities of every leader. Yet, it’s not so easy doing it in a very competitive market or in a conservative industry. One of the most effective ways to build an innovative company is to build a corporate venture arm. That’s, for example, what Shell did back in 1998. 

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