If the volume of correspondence post-event is any indication, the conversation with our guests Peter Vermeulen and Paul Connolly stimulated fresh thinking among the audience at last week’s Borderless Live. At the top of their chosen professions with global experience in leading Human Resources and Operations, after successful careers in the world’s largest life sciences company, subsequent ‘lives’ at Amazon and in the industrial world, have provided them with exceptional insights that challenged conventional thinking. Download the videoPassword: 5V.1=0T6
Recently, we had the pleasure of talking to Brett Hautop, Founder at Workshape. In our conversation, Brett mentioned that more and more companies are asking for insight and guidance about where to go from here, knowing that physical proximity in one workspace matters to them. The challenge is most of the time, they have no idea why it even matters to them.
Transformational leaders are exceptional communicators. In this piece, the author outlines four communication strategies to help motivate and inspire your team: 1) Use short words to talk about hard things. 2) Choose sticky metaphors to reinforce key concepts. 3) Humanize data to create value. 4). Make mission your mantra to align teams.
With economic troubles mounting, it’s a time to tighten belts and put on hard hats. But don’t forget the jet pack, to accelerate into the next phase of growth. What matters most today? Just as we did last year, we’ve spoken with hundreds of leaders this year and found six priorities that feature prominently on CEO agendas worldwide.