the ceo magazine, leadership,
Kelly and Robby Riggs, Authors, Counter Mentor Leadership: How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace

Unfortunately, most managers aren’t interested in being better leaders.

Not really.

What they’re most interested in is blaming the younger generation. From slumping sales to dismal employee engagement, it’s all the fault of those entitled, lazy, glued-to-their-phones Millennials.

We wish that was an exaggeration, but, in our experience, it is the reality.

the ceo magazine, leadership,
Brian M. Harman & Stephanie M. Taglianetti, Authors, Learn, Laugh, Lead: How to Avoid a Huge Leadersh*t

Cultivating a generation of future-proof leaders.

This generation understands the impact of storytelling. They are aware of the emotional connection and content structure that drives meaning, impact and action into everything that they do. Stories and laughter are fundamental to gaining higher social power, but how can you apply this philosophy in everyday business? These are the key insights you will learn in our new book, Learn, Laugh, Lead: How to Avoid a Huge Leadersh*t.

the ceo magazine, entrepreneurship,
Derek Lidow, Author , Building on Bedrock: What Sam Walton, Walt Disney and Other Great Self-Made Entrepreneurs Can Teach Us About Building Valuable Companies

At crucial decision points for growing a business, leaders often find themselves in the position of fledgling entrepreneurs. They may have been tasked with launching a new business, entering a new market where past experience doesn’t apply, running a recent acquisition, or finding ways to revitalize an ailing product line. They may even have been encouraged to be entrepreneurial by the boss or the board. In those cases and others they can get ahead of the game by doing three things:

the ceo magazine, productivity,
Camille Preston, CEO and Founder, AIM Leadership

Most leaders already know that amazing feeling of being in the zone, or in flow. What many leaders don’t know is how to generate that feeling more often and help others do the same.

The concept of flow was first studied by University of Chicago psychology professor, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi over forty years ago. Flow is a state of high cognition where we are present and intentionally focused. A 2013 study by McKinsey & Company found that executives who can increase the amount of time they spend in flow by 15 to 20 percent double their productivity. Clearly, then, being in flow is great for the bottom line, but how do we get there more often?

the ceo magazine, leadership,
Sebastian Salicru
, Author, Leadership Results: How to Create Adaptive Leaders and High-performing Organizations for an Uncertain World

As an experienced and astute CEO, you have realized already that the rules of the game have changed. The new world of turbulence, volatility, high velocity, and the disruption caused by a plethora of new technologies, has also changed the context and demands for effective leadership. Leaders across sectors and industries now have to adapt to new rules for business and for leadership building capability.



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