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Global Leadership Skills

14 Ways to Embrace Your Global Identity

Tayo Rockson | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Tayo Rockson

Too many of the world's problems are a result of people being afraid of change or not being willing to understand people around them so as we get ready to wrap up 2014, I came up with 14 things one can do to understand the world around us or use our differences to make a difference.

Change: A CEO's Job In The 21st Century

Brian Kennell | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Brian Kennell

Pioneering companies proactively embrace change--not on a reactionary basis or simply as inevitability, but as an opportunity to challenge the status quo and achieve greater success.

Redefining Reality: Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times, Part 2

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.29.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

Speed. Age. Glocal. Uncertainty. Innovation. I hear business leaders actively talking about these trends as separate entities. But it is clear to me that they are interrelated and must be taken as a whole to sustain profitable growth in this new age.

Redefining Reality and Delivering High Growth in Uncertain Times

Michael Zacka | Posted 06.17.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

What's clear from the last year in business is that companies that achieve high, or even healthy growth, have the ability to focus, perceive all the options, choose one or several realities with great market appeal, innovate around them and continue to do so persistently.

Activist Wendy Paulson on Global Leadership

Gabrielle Linnell | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Gabrielle Linnell

What does it take to make a global leader? For Wendy Judge Paulson, lifelong activist and chairman emerita of the worldwide conservation organization Rare, qualities include "intellectual curiosity, fearless tackling of hard questions," and, more unusually, "ecological literacy."

Low Cost Isn't a Strategic Choice -- It's an Operational Necessity and Key to Sustainable Profit Growth

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

Taken together -- innovation and the approach of looking at the cost competitiveness through the eyes of a private equity company -- thought leaders at our recent conference gave CEOs an important new perspective to achieve sustainable profit growth.

Innovation Rhetoric Is at an All-time High: Here's How to Turn Theory Into Practice

Michael Zacka | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

It is hard to do -- especially since most think of innovation as seismic change brought about by all those much-heralded, mass-market disruptions dreamed up by boy geniuses and biotech scientists.

Global Leadership Skills in the Recession

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business
Cari E. Guittard

I am encouraging all my students as well as colleagues who are plotting a career change to seriously look at investing in learning essential global leadership skills that will serve both their professional and personal development in the near and long term.