Executive Development Group leads Masterclass in Doha
“Are Leaders Born or Made?” was the title of a Masterclass we just completed at the Commercial Bank Plaza in Doha. It’s the latest special session tailored specifically for Commercial Bank in a partnership between HEC Paris in Qatar and[...]read more
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,[...]read more
The ambiguous map to Leadership
The February 2012 issue of Chief Learning Officer offers a special report on leadership development that makes an effective and topical preamble for The Ambiguity Architect and our work in understanding the importance of managing uncertainty as it relates to [...]read more
Recommended reading— Gender equity is teachable to the organization
Since co-authoring Breaking The Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach The Top Of America’s Largest Corporations? in1987 (paperback in 1994), we’ve seen great progress in the advancement of women in business. Last week Katrin Bennhold noted in International Herald Tribune that[...]read more
Ambiguity is catching on
Since Phil Hodgson and Executive Development Group partner Randy White published Relax, It’s Only Uncertainty in 2001, we have seen not only validation among the executives we work with, but also greater interest in the challenges of ambiguity in business.[...]read more
Business Leadership Review: Did our strengths get us to this point of weakness?
Dr. Randall P. White, Lecturer at Duke Corporate Education in London & Principal of Executive Development Group Abstract Reckless is an understatement. Barrelling forward with our greatest strength—growth at any cost—may have led to our greatest weakness as the US[...]read more
Women have a knack for managing uncertainty
Research shows that women have a natural knack for leading through uncertainty, said Dr. Sandra L. Shullman, Executive Development Coach. Read the full story in this month’s Monitor Psychology Wanted: Leaders equipped for today’s trials To become an effective leader[...]read more