Turn your head, incompetent male leaders

A pattern of appointing incompetent male leaders starts at the very top of organizations. It’s time for change. Review by Kirsten Levermore [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q32019_569cc21c970cbd/82″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] “Look around your office. Turn on the TV. Incompetent leadership is everywhere.” So says Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in his provocative book, Why Do So … Read more

Become an agility architect

In today’s volatile, fast-changing business world, leaders must learn to become modern-day architects, designing more agility into their organizations [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/16″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Jack Welch predicted the conditions of his own company’s demise. “We’ve long believed that when the rate of change on the inside becomes slower than the … Read more

Talent-led industries can learn from sports

Leadership, from the court [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I’m wary about applying the micro-lessons of achieving high performance on the sports field to business. Most are not translatable – because they are based on the extraordinary talents of individuals. However, as big and visible businesses, the sports entertainment industry … Read more

Integrators, wanted!

Those who can connect ideas and people are becoming indispensable, writes Camelia Ram [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/44″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Historically, the expert would seek to prove that her choice was best under all circumstances. Today, it is common to find experts who help decision-makers understand the circumstances in which choices work … Read more

Ancient stonemasonry holds the key to modern leadership

[button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/40″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Years ago, I took a stone-carving course. My instructor, an Italian stonemason with 50 years’ experience, started the first lesson by saying, “I am going to teach you the same technique that Michelangelo used to carve his work.” My expectations suddenly raced forward as I … Read more

The principles of success

The minds of great leaders reveal eight universal laws [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/q4_2018_fullbook/72″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] About 30 years ago, I initiated a study called The Combat Leadership Study. This grew out of a quest to find the most challenging leadership situation, those leaders who successfully overcame it, and how they did it. … Read more

Sermons to do business by

Business leaders can learn from the mistakes – and triumphs – of religious movements in Central America, writes Karina Robinson [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/q4_2018_fullbook/86″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The Catholic Church in Guatemala is on a downward spiral. The magnificent Easter processions that fill the streets of its towns with penitents in purple … Read more

A solution to dire leadership

A blend of Buddism and neuroscience provides a possible antidote to management failure [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/83″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] There is an extraordinary disconnect between business leaders’ view of themselves and how others see them. In 2016, McKinsey, a worldwide consulting firm, conducted a survey of 52,000 managers. While 86% rated … Read more

Leadership shared is leadership mutiplied

Take me to your leaders, writes Kate Cooper [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q2_2018_00c75a7dc64042/33″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] In 1998, David Bradford and Alan Cohen started to talk about ‘post-heroic’ leadership, popularizing what commentators such as Mary Parker Follett in her description of ‘reciprocal influence’ had been saying decades earlier. Rensis Likert, best known for … Read more