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On matters of leadership

The notion that only a few great people can propel others to greatness is just plain wrong, according to James M Kouzes and Barry Posner, who outline the practices that go along with being an exemplary leader

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Feel the power

Engaging and empowering employees is crucial for organisational growth and success. One effective method to achieve this is through meaningful career conversations that go beyond performance evaluations and delve into employees’ aspirations, goals and challenges, as Antoinette Oglethorpe elaborates

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All aboard for well-being

Creating a well-being culture in the workplace can’t be relegated to one person, one team or one technology platform. Every manager, leader and HR professional plays a role in supporting or harming the health and well-being of the people they lead, contends Richard Safeer

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By a margin: behavioural trends shaping business

Marginal choices and ways of life can be eye-openers in their own right, even when they are likely to remain at the fringes of society. For mainstream marketers and business leaders, there are myriad ways in which a glimpse of such behaviour can be a source of inspiration, as Helen Edwards explains

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Leadership advice

Right-brain thinking at work

Most of us have been taught to be left-brain dominant at work, but activating the right part of the brain is key to boosting creativity and collaboration, so how can you best achieve this? Yda Bouvier has some compelling ideas

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MBA success stories

MBA success stories: Solène Hascoet, Audencia

Solène Hascoet was born and grew up in Lorient, in the south of Brittany, a working-class port town. After taking her Baccalaureate, she held various unskilled positions for a few years before going back to university at age 22, following a serious road accident. Upon completion of a master’s degree in financial management, she went on to work in audit, control and organisational management. A few years later, she decided to embark on an executive MBA at Audencia in Nantes (pictured above)

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cyber risk

Staying safe in cyberspace

Today’s business leaders cannot afford to focus only on the traditional risks to their businesses but must also consider how to protect their precious corporate data from cyber-attackers, insider threats, nation state actors and even unintentional damage or deletion. Dr Michael Nizich explains how best to deal with these kind of scenarios

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business strategy

Undivided attention: how to enthral a corporate audience

How many times have you left a meeting, not quite sure what the point of the presentation was, overwhelmed by the sheer number of slides and data points – yet underwhelmed by the impact of the narrative? Luckily, David Fish is on hand with some pertinent pointers for the prefect presentation

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MBA success stories

MBA Success Stories: Daniela Tonoli, Polimi Graduate School of Management

Daniela Tonoli decided to pursue business education in her home country of Italy, graduating from the Milan-based (pictured above) Polimi Graduate School of Management’s MBA class in 2022. Alongside her career and educational pursuits, she loves to devote time to mentoring young students, writing novels and volunteering, something that includes providing consulting services for purpose-oriented associations and companies

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technology

Weighing up the benefits of AI in the workplace

Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into business operations is an increasingly valid solution. While AI may seem like something only big corporations can afford, SMEs can also benefit from this technology. But what exactly are the benefits of AI for SMEs? And how can they evaluate if AI is right for their long-term success? Stefano Maifreni seeks out some answers

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MBA success stories

MBA success story: Tumpa Das

MBA graduate from the University of Sussex Business School Tumpa Das explains how her decision to move to the UK from India to pursue her studies has led to a successful career as a consultant in London

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