There are, undoubtedly, too many unconscionable acts of corporate negligence, greed and poor leadership that must be addressed before the rot sets in. But companies shouldn’t lose perspective of the enormous benefits they provide consumers and citizens worldwide.
Video summary of a thought-leadership panel discussion held at the Financial Times on 6 July 2017 exploring the issues around regaining the confidence and trust of staff.
Good communication skills are an essential part of effective leadership. Done well, a speech can motivate, engage and, most importantly, inspire action, says Dr Juan Carlos Pastor.
Corporate leaders don’t need to reach the oratorical heights of a Martin Luther King or Barack Obama to influence their teams, but they should at least embrace five principles.
Market growth and strategy development are the major challenges facing global senior business executives, according to the 2017 Corporate Learning Pulse global survey. Conducted on behalf of FT | IE Corporate Learning Alliance, the survey considers the future direction of leadership development.
Even a romantic comedy can carry important messages for talent managers: to embrace independent-minded expertise no matter how unconventional.
It’s not hard to find information about business people you’ve never met. LinkedIn, Facebook, and online media provide plenty. But if you’re likely to face that person across the negotiating table you might need more than a basic biography. A sense of their character, motivations, interests, and concerns might help.