by John Antonakis, Marika Fenley, and Sue Liechti
To persuade others, you must use powerful and reasoned rhetoric, establish personal and moral credibility, and then rouse followers’ emotions and passions. If a leader can do those three things well, he or she can then tap into the hopes and ideals of followers, give them a sense of purpose, and inspire them to achieve great things.
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2. Is salary enough?
3. Other financial incentives
4. Non-financial intangible incentives
5. Tangible incentives not related to salary
6. My top list of motivations
8. Recommended books
11 years ago I learnt about Carl Sewell, one of the most famous car dealers in the United States, and read his book Custo...
by Lydia Dishman
You may have resolved to lose weight or exercise more this year, but what about resolving to become a better employee? Your efforts could make you indispensable (and could even get you promoted).
No matter what industry you work in, here is some practical advice on how to be your best self at work every day of 2017.
1. Strengthen Your Soft Skills
2. Show Gratitude
By Bill George
From the moment you wake up, you’re bombarded with distractions. Emails clog your inbox, requests pile up, and notifications flicker in the background. Within moments your attention is scattered. Given the realities of today’s 24/7 world, how do great leaders slow down and focus in order to make thoughtful decisions?
Mindfulness is the practice of self-observa...
By Dr. Travis Bradberry
When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as the critic...
In an increasingly interconnected world, where trade is a core component of economic activity, creating a more seamless global supply chain is now vital, however, a new generation of tech-savvy freight forwarders may be creating just the right amount of disruption the industry needs to improve synchronization. By Patrick Burnson
November 04, 2016
A wide range of free-trade agreements (FTAs)...
After two successful online events we have hosted for BP, we conducted an interview with BP HR representatives to address the most relevant topics about Future Leaders Programme that could interest future candidates.
1. Is there an age limit to join the programme?
There is no age limit (upper or lower). We look for people who have somewhere in the region of 5 to 7 years of work experience, al...
Ready4, a Boston-based company that creates test prep app, recently released its annual list of the most desired business schools around the world. It surveyed over 250'000 prospective MBA students from 195 countries and asked them to name the top 10 schools they'd like to attend.
"Finance still dominates the field for all schools, but there has been a shift toward technology in recent years. ...
Part of the "2016 Ranking of MBA Development Programs", this report identifies the Top 10 Development Programs in the Middle East.
British Petroleum Future Leaders Programme, Siemens Graduate Program, and Johnson & Johnson International Recruitment Development Program were the top programs in the Middle East.
Noteworthy is that all the Development Programs among the top 10 are full-time wi...
Part of the "2016 Ranking of MBA Development Programs", this report identifies the Top 10 Development Programs in the IT Industry.
Amazon MBA Leadership Development Program, IBM General Manager Leadership Development Program and IBM Extreme Blue Internship Program were the top programs in Information Technology.
Noteworthy is that Amazon has 3 full-time programs, while Emerson has 2 full-...