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Future Leaders

How An 11-Year-Old CEO Is Using Tech To Help Save Honeybees

Mary Snapp | Posted 08.29.2016 | Impact
Mary Snapp

Tabitha Babbitt. Ada Lovelace. Yvonne Brill. Mary Anderson. Bertha Benz. Do you know what these women have in common? Would you be surprised to l...

PURPOSE - beyond earning money!

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The most important assets of employees have evolved over the years - from muscles and speed to knowledge and the ability to adapt to rapid changes. ...

How Digital Natives Will Shape the Future of Work

Anne Loehr | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

I recently dove deep into the future for a series called *Work: Reimagined, analyzing the trends shaping the future of work and determining five qualities that will be imperative for successful future leaders.

What Three Fictional Heroines Can Teach Future Female Leaders

Anne Loehr | Posted 08.14.2016 | Business
Anne Loehr

We need girls and boys to see women leaders and heroes as the norm. Although they are few, the three heroines I have in mind are powerful examples of female leadership. So who are these three fictional heroines and what what can they teach current and future female leaders?

"If I See a Leadership Book on a Leader's Desk, I'll Fire Her!"

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

In the news some weeks ago, we read an interview with a well-known top executive from Finland. He had just visited Oslo to share his thoughts about le...

Should Hugging be Part of Your Corporate Culture?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

It seems to be a correlation between hugs and a successful career, a correlation that for many people is obvious. We know that hugs increase oxytocin, lower blood pressure, and decrease cortisol.

Why Progress Is the Sweetest Thing

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.20.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Many leaders are concerned about how to motivate their employees. They know that engaged workers produce better results, are more creative, and care more for their work. However, which factors that actually motivate and engage their teams have long been discussed.

4 Things to Do to Make You a Better You

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Today many in our part of the world agree that personal development is important and that we live in a time where we must be adaptive and open to change.

Why Taking Time Off Is Valuable for Your Career

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

When you are really busy in your life and career, it might feel like a utopian thought to take a few days off. Not to mention a few weeks. Days or weeks where you can whisk away on a much-needed vacation, preferably far away from everyday chores.

How to Tackle Negative Feedback and Still Feel Great

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

We know it is hard to change behavior. But trust us, you can do it. We can not remember the last time we had a fight or argument with someone. But we constantly learn new things and we end up knowing the nicest people all over the place, also if we start out on a rough path!

Go Run! How to Close the Gender Gap in Politics by Encouraging Young Girls to Consider Careers in Public Service

Elsie Owolo | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Elsie Owolo

It is only a start in how the electorate of this nation can start to change the dynamics of our political system. It also places the power to close the gender gap in politics in the hands of the people.

What Is the Cost of Your Leadership?

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Imagine the coolest racing car ever built. And you are the one in charge. You are ambitiously leading the construction team. You have a vivid image of...

The Future of Leadership: Leading Through Systemic Change

Bridget van Kralingen | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business
Bridget van Kralingen

The rise of expansive systems across the world inspires all new kinds of leadership lessons.

Roots and Wings

Emmie Twombly | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women
Emmie Twombly

Vital Voices, Rising Voices Contest Every day, every woman should wake up asking who can I bring with me? Who can I empower? As each woman extends h...

Warren Buffet Tells Columbia Business Students: "The Financial Panic Is Over" (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates spoke to a group of Columbia students on Thursday for a CNBC town hall and question-and-answer session. The business gia...

Virtues and Character Markings of Future Leaders

John O'Neil | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John O'Neil

Future leaders will find work satisfaction expressed in learning contracts. The opportunity to grow whole new aspects of their lives will be a large part of the work motivation of such leaders. Their success will not be measured merely by dollar signs.