Nando Parrado spoke at the World Business Forum 2010 about Effective leadership amidst chaos: The Miracle of the Andes. Fernando Parrado is one of the survivors of the airplane crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 in the Andes in 1972 – one of the greatest survival stories ever. After the accident, he helped publish […]
James Cameron is a renowned film writer, producer and director whose films have blazed new trails in visual effects and set numerous performance records both domestically and abroad. He shared his experience of creating the block buster movie Avatar at World Business Forum 2010. His story illustrates many of the points that speakers over the […]
A.G. Lafley is the former Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest consumer goods company. He spoke at the World Business Forum about customer centric growth. In response to the question, what would you recommend we do tomorrow when we go back to work, Mr. Lafley […]
Steven D. Levitt is the co-author of the bestseller Freakonomics and its follow-up Superfreakonomics, a NewYork Times bestseller. Professor Levitt is a tenured professor in the University of Chicago’s economics department. Steven talked about several examples of his work moving from being an academic Economist into work with business. While his main topic was economics, […]
David Gergen spoke about Leadership at the World Business Forum. He was the Former White House advisor for 30 years, served as Director of Communications for President Reagan, and served as counselor to President Clinton on both foreign policy and domestic affairs. He is now a Professor of Public Service at Harvard. He evaluated leadership from a historical perspective and talked about the changes he has seen over the course of working for 4 different Presidents.
Carlos Brito talked to the World Business Forum about – Building a Performance Culture. Better than you: How to Building a Cohesive Team of High Achievers. Carlos is the CEO of Anheuser-Busch InBev. During 5 mergers and acquisitions we continually asked: why is it that our performance is better than these other companies. We found […]
Jack Welch former CEO of GE and top selling author of Winning spoke at the World Business Forum 2010 hitting the topic of Management Fundamentals and success. Key points of his message were very close to the themes from Jim Collins, author of Good to Great. Collins is primarily a researcher and Welch is primarily a CEO. They both focus heavily on the importance of leadership, growing your people, creating a vision, establishing clear process and accountability to move the business forward consistently.
Mr. Collins spoke at the World Business Forum 2010 about the syntheses of Good to Great, Built to Last, and how the Mighty Fall. Sustaining Great Results – What does a Level 5 Leaders do?
Selecting an effective leadership coach is critical to your success. Here are a few key steps that we recommend focusing on right now to select the best coach for you. · Determine your overall goal · Select a coach who has the skills, credentials, and experience to match your needs · Evaluate the coaches for […]
We talk a lot about ‘transformational leadership’ as being the kind of leadership necessary to transform organizations but the term is still not commonly understood. In this post we talk about the key components to consider when discussing, assessing and developing leaders. Based on years of research, consulting, and coaching, we have developed a model […]
It is not enough to be an exceptional level five leader; you must also work effectively with others. Even super heroes work together just like Batman and Robin. A key differentiator for professional growth is how well you work with others. We can all think of times where we could have accomplished a task easier […]
This blog post is the first in a series of posts that explores my work with MT Business Technologies during our second year of work. To learn more about the first year, please read the article published in Integral Leadership Review in January 2010. I met the client at a leadership workshop on developing transformational […]