Harvard Business School Professor Linda Hill’s time-tested frameworks enable continuous innovation and build agile and resilient cultures.
INSEAD Professor Mark Mortensen, a global authority on remote work and new forms of work, offers tools for effectively leading remote teams
Got kids? In his new book, Stew Friedman shares a proven model that shows parents how to create harmony in their lives, on and off the job.
Jeff Dyer’s analysis of two of the world’s most prominent billionaires offers contrasting lessons for leading your organization into the future.
As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak moves closer to home, Dr. Larry Brilliant – expert on global pandemics – offers actionable insights for your organization.
On episode 23 of the Minds Worth Meeting podcast, Harvard’s Gary Pisano argues that big business can innovate as well as startups – provided they understand strategy and culture.
To get a seat at the table, women need to have confidence in themselves and the courage to stand up for what they deserve – and for each other.
Stern Speakers’ roster includes women who address innovation – from building dynamic companies to reforming our wider economic framework.
What are the biggest obstacles to driving your company’s transformation? Too often, leaders think of the barriers purely in terms of technical or strategic issues. But Nathan Furr, INSEAD professor…
The common assumption about success is that it requires choosing between one’s career and personal life or sacrificing one for the other. Stew Friedman, Wharton professor and global authority on…
In the bestselling book “New Power,” Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms offer a remarkable new way to harness power in a digitally connected world.
Leadership is an all-encompassing challenge. These sessions will help turn problems into opportunities for personal and organizational growth.
Animator and professional storyteller Andrew Gordon argues a culture of creativity is what distinguishes powerful, emotional brands.
Stew Friedman offers a practical framework to bring harmony to your busy life and improve performance as a leader in all parts of it.
Minds Worth Meeting converses with leadership expert and MIT professor Hal Gregersen, who discusses problem-led leadership and how it is changing the world.
The breakneck pace of development, particularly in technology, fuels growth and prosperity around the world. Yet, for all the positive value created by constant innovation, there’s a dismal downside: increased global inequality. But what if the world’s innovators turned their sights on…
Most of us spend our entire life looking for the right answers – from the first day of school until retirement, success is measured by answers. But the real value of those answers is based on the quality of the questions. Good questions inspire deep thinking and…
Can you kick-start the economic growth of an entire region? It depends. How many billions do you have to throw around? Daniel Isenberg, entrepreneur and professor of entrepreneurship practice, has a better way. His method partners with stakeholders to help create growth innovation at a small fraction of the region’s businesses, which then drive growth in the entire area. More than theory, he’s worked scaling up success stories with major cities in the USA, Latin America and Northern Europe.
As a leader, how insulated are you? CEOs and other leaders can easily slip inside a bubble created by their own power and prestige. Outside this bubble are critical ideas and information, including small bellwether changes that signal big market shifts. Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, has a solution; in his words, “Innovative executives deliberately put themselves into situations where they may be unexpectedly wrong, unusually uncomfortable, and uncharacteristically quiet.”
Leaders are expected to have all the right answers. But getting those answers means asking the right questions. And the higher one climbs, the harder it becomes to ask these questions. How can you overcome this dilemma? Start early – establish bubble-bursting habits now to help surface the information you need tomorrow. Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, has recently shared tools in the Harvard Business Review that you can use today.
We are living in a “moment of crisis for global capitalism,” Fortune Magazine Editor Alan Murray recently told an audience filled with some of the most powerful business leaders in the world. Held at the Vatican, the 2016 Fortune-Time Global Forum was inspired largely by Pope Francis calling on the “noble vocation” of business to help create a more inclusive and humane economy.
Dov Seidman, LRN CEO and author of “HOW,” joined Murray and Virgin CEO Richard Branson to open the day, describing the conditions of our reshaped world and the implications and imperatives for global leadership. While the conference itself offered ideas on everything from job creation and fair wages to education and health care, Seidman was asked to frame the conference and its objectives to how the private sector can be a driving force in creating a more sustainable world for all.
Negotiation is an essential part of everyday life; in business, it’s critical to success. Michael Wheeler just launched a new online negotiation certificate program at Harvard Business School.
The holiday rush is no reason to stop innovating. Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell have designed a five-step program to help you make the most of your seasonal employees, allowing them to contribute to improvements that will help your business all year round. Temporary employees present an opportunity for you to try new reporting structures, practices, and processes.
Larry Brilliant speaks about how compassion can motivate us to build a better world, cure disease, eradicate poverty, and – when we all pull together – help the arc of history “bend toward justice.”
Is family a source of career conflict for you? Stew Friedman, the world’s leading work/life integration expert, would take that bet. But more than ever, he says, it’s not spouses and children causing the most angst – it’s mothers and fathers…
We all talk about it. Most of us aspire to it; few of us, if any, ever achieve it. Some believe it’s something granted by employers. Others see it as…
If there’s one thing Americans can agree on, it’s the sorry state of our country’s infrastructure. We’re stuck, quite literally, and the inability to move affects every aspect of business…
The world is in the throes of perpetual and permanent crisis – political, financial, ethical, health. Leadership, says Harvard University’s Ronald Heifetz, is both the problem and solution. It’s dangerous…
The leadership model is broken – and an entire generation of potential leaders is on the verge of falling through the cracks. Today’s organizations simply aren’t suited to thrive through…