Dialogue Classic: The new rules of creativity

[button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/18″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Much of what is needed has already been created. To innovate for the future, you must be able to see it History is no longer a guide to the future. This is how it used to work: once in a blue moon, a major discovery was … Read more

Dialogue Classics: Four bad habits of super-smart leaders

Some leaders are too clever for their own good [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/17″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] While we often consider the blessings that accompany a high IQ, we seldom think of the challenges that come with extreme intelligence. Yet there are many. In the role I play, I have had the opportunity … Read more

What you should know about making excuses at work

There is simply no excuse for making excuses at work – or anyplace else for that matter. When you’re late to an appointment and you hear yourself saying, “I’m sorry I’m late but the traffic was murder,” stop at the word “sorry.” Blaming traffic doesn’t excuse the fact that you kept people waiting. You should … Read more

Dialogue Classic – Mindset: the big shift

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2016_full_book/40″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Coach a change in your people’s attitudes and behaviours and your organization will break away from rigid hierarchy and transform itself The big shift never arrives by chance. Moving individuals from a Level 3 (traditional, controlled) mindset to Level 4 (emergent, enthusiastic) (Dialogue Q1 2016, p36) can be brought about through … Read more

Anger on the court and in the office

Rick Hughes and Andrew Kinder examine the hot tempers that can haunt athletes and executives alike ‘You cannot be serious?’ Wimbledon competitor John McEnroe shouts at the tennis umpire who awarded a point to his competitor in 1981. The outburst darkens his otherwise glittering career to this day. Sport provides excitement, tension and drama. Fans marvel at … Read more

Alphabet soup is poisonous

  Finance leaders fail to simplify their language at their peril  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/49″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I’ve spent a good part of my career conducting seminars on finance for non-financial managers and professionals. At the start – but, thankfully, not the end! – of my seminars, participants will sometimes tell me … Read more

Circle of Hell

  The pursuit of shareholder gains is destroying productivity and taking the West down with it, writes Professor Charles Hampden-Turner [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/56″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Giving all power to shareholders and insisting that their profits be maximized is a serious error. It is greatly slowing economic growth, and costing the West … Read more