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Charles Irvine on Conflict

Conflict is a ‘natural resource’ says Charles Irvine, a specialist consultant on managing conflict and who started his career working with Sout Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. If handled well conflict situations can lead to really positive outcomes, with opposing sides interacting and collaborating more and the creative tension of conflict enabling innovation. If left […]

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Joseph Pistrui on Nextsensing

Joseph Pistrui, professor of entrepreneurial management at IE Business School notes that the American oil tycoon J. Paul Getty observed “In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy”, and that some 20 years after Getty died, Jeff Bezos, the founder and driving light behind Amazon reflected similarly “What is dangerous is not to […]

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Steven D’Souza on Not Knowing

Leaders are typically expected to have an answer for every situation. But in today’s complex and fast moving world that clearly is not possible. Steven D’Souza is a consultant and executive coach and author of several acclaimed books on leadership – including the one discussed in this podcast titled Not Knowing. An expert in psychology, […]

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Sydney Finkelstein on Superbosses

Professor Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Ivy League Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a regular laureate in the bi-annual Thinkers50 ranking of top management thinkers – and his research focus is on the strength and weaknesses of executive talent; why capable leaders can make bad […]

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