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Is Leadership Obsolete?

Is Leadership Obsolete?

After a 14-year run as the CEO of Manpower Ltd, I joined a leading university as a full-time professor, teaching an advanced MBA course. As part of my initiation, I was given a set of text books to read and told these were the texts I was required to use for my...

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Learners and Knowers

Learners and Knowers

I read recently that legendary basketball star, Michael Jordan, once said, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted with the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again...

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Let’s Reverse Our “Silencing Culture”

It's surprising how many ways our society has invented to control free speech. There are strong protections for free speech, but they are no match for the endless ways we can all be silenced. For those like me who are professional authors, there are Internet firms who...

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My Current Philosophy About the Future of Business

My Current Philosophy About the Future of Business

For over one hundred years, corporate leaders have been working from the same managerial playbook: Relationships with employees are motivated by a desire to provide leadership development, training, and incentives, supported by human resource policies and programs...

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A New Playbook For Work

A New Playbook For Work

A recent Deloitte Survey revealed that 73% of managers declared that they should be a model of well-being for their employees, but only 35% of their employees observe that behavior in them. There are names for this: “not walking your talk”, “inauthenticity”, “do what...

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Why Are Employees Walking from Corporate Jobs?

Why Are Employees Walking from Corporate Jobs?

Here are two stats that point to one of the main causes of the disaffection currently felt by so many employees - INEQUALITY. From 1979 to 2020, net worker productivity rose 61.8%, but workers’ wages only rose 17.5%. [1] Meanwhile, CEO pay skyrocketed by more than...

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A Call for the Return of Trustworthiness!

A Call for the Return of Trustworthiness!

I am working towards (and yearning for) the day when I can regain my trust in companies, government and institutions. Recently, I booked a flight that was advertised for a very attractive price. Then I tried to book my seat—imagine my surprise when I discovered I...

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Seeking your support….

Seeking your support….

I’m humbled to announce that I’ve been nominated as a Global Guru in both “Coaching” and “Leadership” categories for the 13th consecutive year. Now, more than ever, the world needs to hear our shared message of inspiration and heart-centered presence with each other....

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Foundation Masterclass

Foundation Masterclass

If you would like to learn the secret to becoming inspired and passionate about life again, join me for six 90-minute sessions over 6 weeks starting August 2. We will discover how we can be Reawakening the Human Spirit (the title of my newly released book) in a world...

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You are Invited to an Inaugural Masterclass

You are Invited to an Inaugural Masterclass

As you may have heard, I have just published a new book called, “Reawakening the Human Spirit”. I wrote it in response to the dramatic decline in inspiration being experienced in our crazy world right now. Everything I have learned over the last 50+ years working with...

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Two Questions on Earth Day

Two Questions on Earth Day

I write this on Sunday. We have just celebrated Ramadan, Easter and Passover, and Earth Day, and as a result, two questions are on my mind and I'd love to know your answers: QUESTION #1: Why do you go to places of worship (Church, Ashram, Cathedral, Mosque, Synagogue,...

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