The EMC changes your perception of human behaviour and your own potential.
Very few industries have gone unaffected by the drastic changes that COVID-19 has laid upon the world in the past few months. Starting from shifting workplaces to shutting down vertical markets, most sectors have seen a loss in revenues, logistics, human resources, and infrastructure costs. Industry leaders have had to discontinue product lines, shut down retail stores, or send home hundreds of employees, all at an unprecedented rate.
Most religions in the world believe in one fundamental principle – ‘Do to others as you would like them to do to you.’ The so-called ‘Golden Rule’. For many years of my life, I was limited to understanding this principle in a narrow and local context.
I recently had the opportunity to discuss the value of an INSEAD Executive MBA (EMBA) with Rebecca Fountain of PWN Global – an organisation committed to advancing gender-balanced leadership in business, and a smart network for professional development. INSEAD has been partnering for a number of years with PWN, and it is an organisation we stand behind with full support. We discussed a whole range of themes, but if you’d like to jump to specific questions below is quick list:
I encourage all women in the world to not give up on personal dreams.
As we face an unprecedented rest of the year and 2021, there are many things on our mind:
"Nomadic professionalism is an experience of our working life that is becoming ever more common, and more culturally influential. It is a combination of feeling deeply attached to your work, while at the same time loosely attached to organisations. A sense that your work defines you more than your company does, your productivity more than your title. That you can take your work with you, if you need to, across different places. It’s a psychological experience as much as a social trend.
Recently I've had the opportunity to share my views on leadership in times of crisis on the Austrian business news platform Leadersnet.at. My learnings and insights from the GEMBA programme play an important role in shaping my response to the current challenges, and I am pleased to share the English version of my reflections below. The current crisis is presenting unprecedented challenges to every single executive
An old African tale tells the story of when a fire erupted in the forest. All animals started running and amongst them there was the king of the forest, the lion. Whilst he was fleeing, he lifted his head and saw a hummingbird flying in the opposite direction.
Spring is upon us and has ushered in a riot of colours with flora and fauna creating a potpourri, refreshing all beings across the world. These sites and aromas arrest our movements and bide us to become one with the gorgeousness of the surroundings. These magnificent shows of nature descend upon us every year but alas, most of us in our haste had a tendency of ignoring these blissful moments, until now.