Deloitte University Press
This research represents one of the largest longitudinal studies of talent, leadership, and HR challenges and readiness around the world, involving surveys and interviews with more than 3,300 business and HR leaders from 106 countries. The study shows that “softer” areas have become urgent priorities with the top 3 Global Human Capital challenges being identified as:
- Culture & Engagement
- Leadership Development
- Learning and Development
McKinsey & Company
Since 2007, McKinsey has been researching intensively the advancement of women in the workplace. This report presents the findings of an ambitious US-based research project supported by 60 Fortune 500 or similarly sized companies, and takes a closer look at the progress these companies are making in advancing their women.
by Robb Goffee and Gareth Jones
What does it take to be a real leader-one who is confident in who s/he is and what s/he stands for, and who truly inspires people to achieve extraordinary results?
by Dr Carol S. Dweck
A compelling story of how the way we think shapes our success, and reminiscent of Henry Ford’s quote, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right!”
By Daniel Kahneman
A new look at the way our minds work, and how we make decisions. This book compares fast & intuitive versus slow & rational thinking, providing practical techniques to make better decisions.
By Dr. John Briffa
In this, his latest book, Dr John Briffa offers practical solutions to the challenges of modern-day business life for a healthier, happier and more productive time at the office and away. Discover how small changes to your lifestyle will recharge your batteries and boost your performance and productivity.
By Charles Duhigg
The award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg explores scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed bringing to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.
Simon Sinek, TED 2014
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.
Kelly McGonigal, Big Think; June 2015
How does your mindsets affect you? In this short video segment, Kelly McGonigal explains how the way you think about something can actually transform the effect that it has on you.
Margaret Moore, Harvard Business Review; April 2013
Margaret Moore, CEO of Wellcoaches Corporation, explains ways to de-stress and de-clutter your mind so you can perform at your cognitive and creative best.
Arianna Huffington, TEDWomen 2010
In this short talk, Arianna Huffington shares a small idea that can awaken much bigger ones: the power of a good night’s sleep. Instead of bragging about our sleep deficits, she urges us to shut our eyes and see the big picture: We can sleep our way to increased productivity and happiness — and smarter decision-making.
Dorie Clark; Harvard Business Review March 2011
Taking control of your personal brand may mean the difference between an unfulfilling job and a rewarding career. How will you persuade others to embrace your new brand and take you seriously?
John H. Zenger / Joseph R. Folkman / Scott K. Edinger; Harvard Business Review October 2011
If you want to get to the top, develop skills that complement what you already do best.
Boris Groysberg; Harvard Business Review 18 March 2014
What executive skills are most prized by companies today? How has that array of skills changed in the last decade, and how is it likely to change in the next ten years?
Daniel Goleman; Harvard Business Review January 2004
Goleman established a direct link between emotional intelligence and measurable business results. This article describes the components of emotional intelligence, discussing how to recognize it in potential leaders, how and why it connects to performance, and how it can be learned.
Daniel Goleman; Harvard Business Review March-April 2000
A leader’s singular job is to get results; but HOW do you do that? Research conducted by Hay / McBer identifies six distinct leadership styles, each springing from different components of emotional intelligence. Which are your dominant styles?
Boris Groysberg/ L. Kevin Kelly / Brian MacDonald; Harvard Business Review March 2011
Different times and different circumstances call for different leadership skills. So when it comes to managing your own career, how do you move up?
Herminia Ibarra & Mark Lee Hunter; Harvard Business Review January 2007
This article covers the types of networks needed for career success and offers practical suggestions to strengthen networking.
David Brendell; Harvard Business Review September 2015
Pause, reflect & identify personal values – to prepare yourself to effectively deal with uncertainty and complexity.
Margaret Moore for CNN; September 25, 2013
Whether or not you have an organized mind depends upon your ability to “drive” your attention and keep it focused when you’re under pressure or faced with challenging conditions.
Mitchell Lee Marks / Philip Mirvis / Ron Ashkenas; Harvard Business Review October 2014