Leadership

Rogue Learnings

by Issue: July / August 2016

Nick Leeson, the original rogue trader who toppled Barings Bank in 1995, talks about why traders need to develop the character required to admit mistakes.

Beware the Black Hole of Transformation

by Issue: May / June 2016

Business transformation projects tend to fail because most organizational leaders fail to see them as business projects with business goals.
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Mistakes Happen – So Manage Them

by , et al.Issue: May / June 2016

Errors occur more often than employees admit, so smart organizations proactively encourage reporting while seeking to maximize beneficial learnings.

Judgment Play

by Issue: May / June 2016

Ivey research shows reframing financial-sector misconduct as a judgment issue can help stabilize the world economy.

Why We Should Thank Enron’s Former CFO

by Issue: May / June 2016

Andrew Fastow is doing what he can to make up for his past by helping educate business students about ethical traps in grey-area decision making.

Put me in sync, Coach!

by Issue: May / June 2016

Success breeds leadership blind spots, which is why the best executives seek out a thinking partner to help them see clearly and maximize potential.

Law & Re-Order

by Issue: March/April 2016

McCarthy Tétrault’s change strategist describes how she transformed a 160-year-old national law firm into an industry poster child for modern customer service.

Beware the A-Hole Tax

by Issue: March/April 2016

Being a tough negotiator is one thing. Being known as a total ass before you sit down to strike a deal is something else, not to mention costly.
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Perfect Planning

by , et al.Issue: March/April 2016

Performance improvement doesn’t have to be complex. All you have to do is get behaviours right by defining what a perfect day would look like.

Negotiate Your Way to Better Leadership

by Issue: September / October 2015

Executive training in negotiation doesn’t just improve deal making. It makes better big-picture thinkers and better collaborators.

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