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Lynda Gratton teasing ‘HR as usual’ in Antwerp

“We all agree about the need to change the work place. We share your conclusions on the future of work. But tomorrow we, HR, go back to our companies and try to create a burning platform within our management teams. … Continue reading

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Jan Van Acoleyen: “Strong bosses make people powerless.”

“Never waste a good crisis. It’s the rule nr. 1 of the Obama administration,” says Rahm Emmanuel, former chief of staff and now mayor of Chicago. And probably that’s the essence of leadership, to make the adaptive changes to new … Continue reading

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“What would Jesus do?” Spiritual leaders do what HR people dream about.

Oldnormal leadership relies on unilateral command & control + structure & rules to set the direction and organize people. Newnormal leadership engages the whole community to define direction and organize for the future. How to do that? Pruzan & Mikkelsen … Continue reading

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“Half of the MBA students find greed a good thing.” Musings on responsible entrepreneurship and the hand of the leader.

“Half of the MBA students find greed a good thing,” said Thomas Maak yesterday during his lecture with his wife Nicola Pless on responsible leadership. They are both professors and researchers in the field of business ethics. “A lot of … Continue reading

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Leadership lessons from social media players

1. “Choose your focus. Have a target.” 2. “First impression counts.” 3. “Never react emotionally. Avoid negativity.” 4. “Never never lie.” 5. “Put aside artificial boundaries. Be omnipresent. Integrate.” 6. “It’s not about leading, it’s about caring for & enabling the community.” … Continue reading

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Newnormal leadership: looking for depth in the shallows

I learned a valuable lesson this evening, as I participated to the SM Secrets event of Startupbreaks.com. I thought I would learn about how to improve my impact on the internet through Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook. Instead I got lost. 6 … Continue reading

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Wolf. By Sofie Claes. Next generation fashion designer meets next generation leaders.

Last night 21 participants of the Next Generation Leadership Program met Sofie Claes in the Antwerp Fashion Museum. Sofie is a young, recent graduated fashion designer with a first collection, far reaching ambition and a 40.000 EURO loan to sponsor her participation in the Paris Fashion week in March 2011. The group got … Continue reading

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