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Global leadership: Western curricula needs to be attuned to Eastern culture

For global leadership development, Western-style curricula continues to be in demand in Asia, but as Lily Kelly-Radford writes in Chief Learning Officer, it needs to be carefully attuned to local culture in order to be effective. What should you look[...]

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How three clients mastered ambiguity

Randy White and Sandy Shullman feature the stories of three clients of the Executive Development Group in their article, “Build Leadership’s Tolerance for Ambiguity.” Read it all in this month’s CLO Magazine We have a serious problem at the Food[...]

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Executive education, meritocracy and a few lessons from Qatar’s first executive MBA program

Executive Development Group partners Lily Kelly-Radford and Sandra L. Shullman write in this month’s Chief Learning Officer Magazine about their teaching experience in Qatar’s first executive MBA program: Late in 2010, The International Federation of Association Football announced that Qatar[...]

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The case for coaching in an engaging article by surgeon/writer Atul Gawande

I’ve been a surgeon for eight years. For the past couple of them, my performance in the operating room has reached a plateau. I’d like to think it’s a good thing—I’ve arrived at my professional peak. But mainly it seems[...]

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The Roots of a Modern Meritocracy?

Dr. Randall P. White describes India as an emerging meritocracy in a side bar to the cover story, “How Indian Firms Beat the World,” this month in Talent Management. Executive Development Group is currently providing executive education in Europe, the[...]

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Liz Mellon on “Thinkers 50”

Here’s an excellent interview with our friend and colleague Liz Mellon, speaking about her book Inside the Leader’s Mind. Thinkers 50.[...]

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Mutually assured success: global executive education

There is a great deal of leadership development work to be done in emerging markets, especially China. The work is demanding, reasonably lucrative, and fun. I find our time and counsel to be in demand with classrooms full of committed,[...]

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40 years of innovation in leadership development

There’s a homecoming this week that’s bringing coaches, teachers, authors, psychologists, statisticians and curriculum specialists to Greensboro, North Carolina, USA…including some of our staff. The Center for Creative Leadership is celebrating its 40th year of existence and current and former[...]

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Board evaluations and Sarbanes-Oxley and improved performance through coaching

It’s estimated that only 30% of the Fortune 100 conduct board evaluations. A board evaluation is exactly the kind of due diligence that Senator Sarbanes and Congressman Oxley had in mind when they affixed their names to one of the[...]

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CLO: Nice work if you can do it.

In this month’s CLO magazine: It’s nice to be needed. There’s been an uptick recently in coaching and executive education engagements in South Africa, India, France, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and, ever so gradually, the United[...]

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