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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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“Smashing the Glass Ceiling Once and For All” with Linda Sharkey

Breaking The Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach The Top Of America’s Largest Corporations? first published in 1994. Twenty years later, how much has changed? Linda Sharkey, PhD and Dr. Randall P. White  discuss how far we have NOT come in[...]

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Randy White at HEC Paris Knowledge Lab in Qatar

#HR Knowledge Lab hosted by @HECParis Prof White discusses #leadership development with HR professionals @edgp #Qatar pic.twitter.com/csovcqiRKP — HEC Paris ExecEd (@HECParisExecEd) November 20, 2014[...]

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Strengths are still overrated and overplayed

In the 13 years since author Marcus Buckingham popularized the strengths movement in leadership development, we’ve seen varying degrees of acceptance among our clients and colleagues. Late last year Forbes contributor Ekaterina Walter offered up the “Four Essentials of Strength-Based[...]

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There is a transglobal leadership development model coming

Is there a new “transglobal” model for leadership development emerging? Yes. Executive Development Group is heavily engaged around the world this year, partly through our work with HEC Paris and Duke Corporate Education, but also from our direct corporate clients.[...]

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Lily Kelly-Radford leads youth leadership workshop in Qatar

EDG partner Lily Kelly-Radford is wrapping up “Leadership Acceleration Program,” a youth leadership learning opportunity, in Doha, Qatar this week.  It’s part of our work for HEC Paris and is sponsored by Commercial Bank of Qatar. Lily’s workshop functions as[...]

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Gratitude for Captain Edge and the crew of Flight 2276— American Airlines pilot demonstrates some down-to-earth leadership

Teaching leadership to executives around the world, sometimes the curriculum and principles can get so theoretical that it’s nice to hear what leadership sounds like in the real world. I heard it on American Airlines Flight 2276 from Curaçao to[...]

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