When we talk about the main traits of a good leader, the ones that usually come to mind are: strategic vision, business acumen, determination, humility, credibility, empathy, resilience, energy… A sense of humour is unlikely to appear in this shortlist of skills, but it’s … [Read more...] about Sense of humour. An underestimated leadership skill?
Grit: Success is determination over and above innate talent
What are the key factors that contribute to professional success? In seeking to answer this eternal question, there were two turning points at the end of the 1990s. McKinsey's influential report “The War for Talent” was published and David Watkins (Softscape) coined the term … [Read more...] about Grit: Success is determination over and above innate talent
What will you do today to enhance your legacy?
We live immersed in a crisis that has already destroyed thousands of lives, hopes, and projects. This "new normality" (or new complexity, depending on how you look at it) has profoundly changed personal and professional habits and attitudes. Today, more than ever, we must … [Read more...] about What will you do today to enhance your legacy?
Authentic leadership is serving others and not serving yourself
What are the objectives of a leader? What legacy does a leader want to leave? There is a crisis of leadership: an example is given in a study made by the Davos Economic Forum in which 86% of respondents said the world lacks the leaders needed to tackle today’s … [Read more...] about Authentic leadership is serving others and not serving yourself
How to improve your work employability and personal branding? 10 tips
The world of work today is increasingly polarized into winners and losers in terms of employability. And the near future will not be more friendly: 7 million jobs will be lost worldwide between 2015 and 2020 according to the Davos Forum and more than half of the existing jobs … [Read more...] about How to improve your work employability and personal branding? 10 tips