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Authentic leadership ought to be hard work

Photo courtesy Takatuf. Authenticity is in demand. Your boss and your staff want the real, unvarnished you. Or do they? They might actually prefer a more polished, thoughtful and developed “you.” Experience suggests that the hard work of personal development can[...]

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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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Do you have a succession plan? Is it real?

According to a 2014 Human Capital Media Advisory Group, succession plans are found in about 70% of organizations. But are they actually followed? Authentic succession is part and parcel of learning organizations and it’s incumbent upon talent managers to assure[...]

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Sandy Shullman earns life achievement award

The American Psychological Foundation has named Sandra L. Shullman, PhD, recipient of its 2016 Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology. The award recognizes a distinguished career and enduring contribution to advancing the professional practice of[...]

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Leadership outcomes from the EMBA, in CLO Magazine

Writing in CLO Magazine, Randy White presents the benefits of the more leadership-focused executive MBA. Randy spoke with academic colleagues Dr. Roger Hallowell, Marina Kundu and Dr. Mary Logan to gain insights about how masters programs have evolved to include[...]

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Do we need Chief Curiosity Officers?

  Photo: Greg Rakozy In our work studying how people deal with uncertainty and through our use of The Ambiguity Architect® we’re ambassadors of embracing the unknown. So we were interested in Todd B. Kashdan‘s article in Harvard Business Review, titled,[...]

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Leadership development for developed leaders—At the top schools, it has a lot to do with the talent in the room

[LSE entrance photo: Umezo KAMATA] Financial Times recently featured the growth of Masters in Management (MiM) degrees at leading business schools around the world. One key difference between “traditional” MBA programs and executive MiM courses is the average age of[...]

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Congratulations HEC Paris, Duke CE and University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler School

The Lycée Henri-IV at HEC Paris. Wikipedia photo. Executive Development Group congratulates HEC Paris, Duke Corporate Education and the University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler School of Business for each ranking among the top nine in the Financial Times 2015 rankings of[...]

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How the 10 informs the 20 and the 70

Our colleagues from the Center for Creative Leadership developed the 70-20-10 theory of learning and development some decades ago. It’s integral to two works of the day, both Lessons of Experience: How Successful Executives Develop on the Job, by Morgan W.[...]

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Sandy Shullman and Lily Kelly-Radford on “becoming global”

Sandy and Lily write in the May 2015 issue of CLO Magazine, drawing on their experience in global degreed curricula as well as executive coaching. A 2013 Right Management study reported that 42 percent of individuals in overseas assignments fail.[...]

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