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What Happens After The Job?

What Happens After The Job?

When I was a kid learning to read, I always knew meatballs didn’t come from the sky. I knew a frog and a toad couldn’t talk to me about life (because, as we all know, frogs and toads cannot talk.) But, at the same time, some books could be so captivating that they became a staple in our […]

Merging Women And Engineering Leadership Skills

Merging Women And Engineering Leadership Skills

The four soft skills you need to have to lead in a knowledge economy Based on this research with senior executives, engineering leadership does not require additional skills derived from deeper technical knowledge, but rather from the liberal arts –  from the study of subjects such as sociology, anthropology, economics and literature. In a world […]

Indra Nooyi The First Woman To Lead The International Cricket Council

Indra Nooyi The First Woman To Lead The International Cricket Council

Strength doesn’t come with titles. It comes from a sense of purpose, and Indra Nooyi’s career is one of my favorite examples of this truth. Now chairwoman and CEO of PepsiCo (and the first woman to lead of the International Cricket Council), the Indian-born Nooyi boasts two master’s degrees — including one from the Yale […]

Ethiopia’s New PM Meets Opposition Leaders

Ethiopia’s New PM Meets Opposition Leaders

Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has held talks with officials from opposition groups and civil society, state-affiliated media said, in the latest sign he is willing to push through political reforms announced in the wake of protests. The 42-year-old former army officer was sworn in as premier on April 2 after his predecessor Hailemariam […]

Hire And Empower Women

Hire And Empower Women

1. Hire and empower women.  Both men and women drove this point home throughout the week in Davos, from activist Malala Yousafzai to Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explained that women face a variety of barriers to career success, and that providing the same pay to men and women is just one […]

How to Be a Leader Without Having to Act Like One

How to Be a Leader Without Having to Act Like One

It’s been largely assumed that to run a successful business today, good leadership is required. But it’s not the end of the world for leaders who worry that they’re low on charisma or can’t stir employees’ hearts and minds. Maybe they don’t particularly want to, and that’s OK too. Sometimes, it’s more effective for employees to be […]

Zuma Retains Office as Ramaphosa Bides His Time

Zuma Retains Office as Ramaphosa Bides His Time

Jacob Zuma remains South Africa’s president for the time being as the new leader of the African National Congress, Cyril Ramaphosa, plans how to bring an end to his scandal-ridden administration without unleashing a major split in the ruling party. The ANC’s National Executive Committee didn’t discuss the option of forcing Zuma from office at […]

Be An Exceptional Leader With These Tips

Be An Exceptional Leader With These Tips

Life has a way of getting away from everyone from time to time. But, leaders have to be proactive about not just letting life happen — leaders need to make things happen. As your business grows, higher expectations and more responsibilities compete for your time and attention can make it challenging to stay out front. What are […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa To Return Home After Mugabe Resignation

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa To Return Home After Mugabe Resignation

Zimbabwe’s former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home on Wednesday, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said. Mnangagwa, whose sacking this month prompted the military takeover that forced Mugabe out, was expected to land in Zimbabwe at 1130 GMT, Larry […]

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders. We want them to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best. As parents and caretakers of children, their path to leadership is in our hands. We can model and teach the skills that will equip them to […]

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