Two tech titans diverge on philanthropic paths


For most of the past 30 years, Bill Gates has been known by most people as the co-founder of the world’s largest software company, a tough business tactician, and the richest man in the world.

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Creating an Effective Behavior Change Plan—as a Leader


You’ve probably heard the phrase “leaders aren’t born, they’re made.” I certainly agree with that, and I’ve seen plenty of instances when people worked hard to become strong leaders, or d…

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Budding entrepreneurs: How a gap year can benefit your future…


What makes an entrepreneur who they are? It’s not for anything vain or superficial. No it’s someone who makes the bold and courageous move to do things their own way. And it’s an individual with the drive and motivation for something more than material wealth. They inspire others, create…

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Leaders Of The Future Need To Be Courageous And Authentic Storytellers


It is often said of business school academics that they are adept at describing – through their case studies and the articles and books they write – business as it is – or was – at a certain time. The problem, of course, is that their audiences have to contend […]

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Study finds humble bosses are best


Bosses who yell, threaten and micromanage their way to the top, often at the expense of miserable underlings are all too common in today’s workplaces.

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Leaders Need To Realise That There Is More To Empathy Than Saying That You Care


Ed Miliband, leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, is certainly attracting a lot of attention (for example, here and here) over his recently-announced attempt to present himself as a different sort of political leader. As a man who is not renowned for his admiration of business, he might not appreciate […]

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Empathy: A Key Skill for Effective Leadership - Key Associates, Inc.


Empathy is a key skill for effective leadership. Learn how to apply empathy in the workplace here.

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5 Hard Truths About Leadership That You Never Stop Learning


As an Organizational Development and Leadership practitioner, I often find myself having conversations about leadership – what it is and what it isn’t – and how to be a good leader. …

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The Eight Archetypes of Leadership


Which kind of leader are you?

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What entrepreneurs should do before starting a business


In the good times and the bad, startup leaders may find themselves wishing they had a certain skill set or experience to make things better. Here are 12 entrepreneurs who reflect on the experiences and share what they wish they had known before starting a business.

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