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How you can lead with empathy during a crisis

How you can lead with empathy during a crisis Covid-19 has upended our world, disrupted routines in homes and workplaces, and led to a whirlwind of emotions for many people.Fear of contracting the disease coupled with recommendations by health organizations and state-enforced protocols like curfews, lockdowns and quarantine, and their effects on daily schedules and …

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5 benefits of investing in your people

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in January 2019, the President of Costa Rica, shared that his country has “managed to protect its environment while also investing in its people”. When I think about the challenges that we all face, countries and companies alike, I am not sure the environmental issues, as important …

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6 keys to discovering your authentic leadership

In my mid-20s, I changed my career perspective and focused on working and growing within a humanitarian context. It was not my dream job, but then I discovered that it was meaningful and gave personal fulfilment contributing something to society. I enjoyed it and worked with an INGO for more or less 15 years in …

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A 6 step team investment strategy for long-term profitability

Most companies have a quote such as “People are our most appreciable assets”. This sounds great, but it is really so in practice?How does financial specialist manage assets?They compound them.They want the money to work for them and multiply the results.This is what they call “leveraging effect”, a small lever moving a large piece. Although …

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The number one differentiator of effective leaders

Great leaders are able to balance task-focus (getting things done) with people-focus (inspiring, developing, and empowering others). Highly task-focused leaders tend to have tunnel vision in their drive for results, rather than applying a broader lens that recognises the need to engage people. The number one differentiator of effective leaders In research Global Talent Trend …

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