Maximizing the effectiveness of leaders in an environment of increasing uncertainty and complexity.
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What’s missing in leadership development?

– Only a few actions matter, and they require the CEO’s attention.

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When Execution Isn’t Enough: Decoding Inspirational Leadership

Based on extensive research, this book shows what it takes to win the minds and hearts of the people you lead: individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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How functional leaders become CEOs

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In the final installment of our two-part interview, General Electric chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt explains what’s driving the company’s evolution, how he leads, and why he’s different from Jack Welch.

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Pinpointing the global forces that drive progress

– Companies that pay close attention to the trends and shifts affecting growth and productivity can help create a new societal deal... for prosperity.

Advancing lean leadership

– Transforming an organization’s performance usually means changing its culture—and that means its leaders must change how they... lead.

Continuous improvement—make good management every leader’s daily habit

– Continuous improvement at scale—across a whole enterprise—requires management discipline at scale. At a few organizations,... digital innovation is helping managers make a daily habit of good discipline.

Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2017: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Global executives see geopolitical issues as a rising risk to growth, but they remain more buoyant than downbeat in their outlook... for both the global and domestic economies.
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High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

– CEOs and senior executives can employ proven techniques to create top-team performance.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada

– Canada, a global leader on gender equality, has seen progress stall over the past 20 years. Further tapping into women’s... potential could reenergize Canada’s economy and its businesses.

How the public sector can remain agile beyond times of crisis

– Public-sector organizations have shown they can be nimble in a crisis. Focusing on agility could help them keep pace with changing... needs during challenges—and beyond.
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The brightening mood of European business—and what it means for investment

– Executives are increasingly optimistic about the region’s business outlook, but new survey results suggest more work is... needed to instill confidence and stability. A few measures could help.

Focusing on what works for workplace diversity

– For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision... making.

Leading Organizations: Ten Timeless Truths

Leading Organizations identifies the most challenging organizational issues leaders face, and then—one by one—provides... the hard facts, big ideas, and exceedingly practical “how to” steps to address those issues.

Arianna Huffington on the link between leadership and well-being

– Better sleep and less stress can improve your performance. The Thrive Global founder shares some tools that could help.