Diversity Lead To Innovation

How Can Diversity Lead To Innovation?

Diversity is innovative potential. To activate this potential, leaders must understand the underlying process through which diversity leads to innovation. One early requirement is to loosen traditional views of leadership based in command and control. This creates mental space to consider an organization as an ecology of innovation. An ecology is a system of difference. […]

Paradox Mindset

Why the ‘paradox mindset’ is the key to success

Although paradoxes often trip us up, embracing contradictory ideas may actually be the secret to creativity and leadership. Working life often involves the push and pull of various contradictory demands. Doctors and nurses need to provide highest quality healthcare at the lowest cost; musicians want to maintain their artistic integrity while also making a sack […]

Roselinde Torres

What is takes to be a great leader

The world is full of leadership programs, but the best way to learn how to lead might be right under your nose. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in […]

Warren Buffet

Biggest Test of Having Lived a Successful Life

It’s the most obvious solution to our current problems in business and society. Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, the greatest investor of our generation, is also a champion of personal development who has shared a surplus of advice to help us live a good life. One of Buffett’s most famous nuggets of pure unadulterated wisdom is key to personal success. Not only […]

Higher Ed

Education Abroad in a Post-COVID-19 World

American higher education institutions have an opportunity to reconceive it in ways that continue to make it a high-impact practice, writes Brian Whalen. What will higher education abroad look like when the current public health crisis is over? Those of us who have weathered impacts caused by previous crises such as SARS and incidents of […]