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Isabelle Nüssli interviewed 100 chairpersons and CEOs to uncover the source of tension that is often built at the top of the corporate pyramid. In this episode more about: three conscious and five critical unconscious drivers of turmoil.
Leveraging Language for Leadership Impact and Team Effectiveness.
by Sahar Schwaninger
Through the inherent energy and the history of collective intelligence, memories and potential they carry, words are pivotal allies of leadership. One of the great powers of words is that of breathing into our intentions the very shape of the aspirations we yearn to create thus giving it form. The words we use, literally ...
HOW DO WE LEARN
DURING COVID TIMES?
This pandemic has changed the way we travel, meet, interact, socially connect with each other, and essentially the way we learn. Though remote learning has increased multifold in the past years, there is a sudden surge necessitated by the present crisis. What were simple group activities have become complex ones with cautiousness and social distancing, while WFH and online interactions have become the preferred way of working and learning together. Is this the new normal or just an interregnum?
Role Clarity or Power Play?
Power is a big underlying issue in business relationships - whether leaders admit it or not.
Relationships that lack role clarity are often forced to rely on persistent power games that negatively influence job satisfaction, performance, commitment, and retention.
In the Media
The Intensifiers of Conflict
The roles of CEO and chairperson are often filled with strong personalities who are motivated to compete for distinction. When conflict happens at the highest level of leadership in the corporate environment, everyone loses.
Beyond Corporate Governance
Understand and Manage the Three Hidden Key Drivers to Help Prevent Derailment in Business
Conflict. Scandal. Derailment. These are the last words you want to hear as a shareholder, board member, or CEO of any organization, especially if you expected corporate governance to prevent these crisis.
But the business world is volatile and complex. As human, we are volatile and complex. The mechanisms of corporate governance alone are not enough to insure us—or our business—against inevitable change and challenges.
Beyond Corporate Governance shows you why the processes you rely on are a flawed safety net, and how you can learn to navigate change, no matter the ambiguities or uncertainties you face. This guidebook is a constant companion for any leader who wants to unpack their full potential and for owners, boards, CEOs, and recruiters to understand what true leaders are made of. This book gives you tools to identify the red flags and hidden dynamics of organizational and personal derailment to push beyond the concept of corporate governance as your best-and only- solution.
Things change, and they change quickly. Learn what you can do to help future-proof your business and sleep better at night.
Author: Isabelle Nüssli
Cockfighting: Solving the Mystery of Unconscious Sabotage at the top of the Corporate Pyramid
What is Cockfighting ? All too often, the relationships between chairpersons and CEOs are filled with tension, affecting organizations as a whole. Drawing on studies in business, law, and psychology, as well as interviews with more than seventy chairpersons and CEOs, Cockfighting uncovers the roots behind these complex interactions. To create a more productive atmosphere, senior leaders need to identify the source of their issues and build a new bond based on trust and respect. Cockfighting offers insights into how the conscious and unconscious drivers of conflict and their intensifiers such as role models, role clarity, family structures, and birth order can cause antagonism. It also provides invaluable tools for increasing self-awareness and facilitating collaboration to improve the working atmosphere, and ultimately the organization's performance.
Author: Isabelle Nüssli