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Build your command presence to maximize your ability to influence others positively

“Command presence” is a term that is used in the military to denote the degree of respect, admiration, and confidence that people have in a leader. 181 more words


Αυτοσχεδιασμός στις εκπλήξεις: Πόσο τζαζ ....είναι η επιχείρησή σας?

By: Kyriakopoulos Kyriakos, Associate Professor of Strategy and Marketing, Academic Director Executive MBA

Η μέρα σου στο γραφείο δεν έχει καν ξεκινήσει και τα τηλέφωνα και το e-mail έχουν πάρει φωτιά:  Πρέπει να αντιμετωπίσεις ξαφνικά πόλεμο τιμών από τον ανταγωνισμό ή να κατευνάσεις ένα εξαγριωμένο πελάτη μετά από λάθος παραλαβή ή να βρεις ένα νέο τρόπο μεταφοράς των ευπαθών προϊόντων σου εν μέσω μιας ξαφνικής απεργίας. 111 more words

Business Education

Learn to "specialize" in being a generalist

There is a famous essay by philosopher Isaiah Berlin, The Fox and the Hedgehog. In it he distinguished between authors who are “hedgehogs,” that is who see the world through one big idea, and “foxes,” who tend to see things through multiple lenses. 215 more words


Four Steps to Developing Yourself and Others

Studies by the Hay Group, Aon Hewitt, Towers Watson, Gallup, and other consulting firms have clearly established the important role leaders play in an employee’s well-being, engagement, and performance. 697 more words

Leader Development

What a concept! Thinking strategically about attracting and keeping the right people!

This is my review of Talent Magnetism, by Roberta Matuson, Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2013

This is the book any strategic business leader needs to position his or her organization to attract, select, and keep the best people possible. 225 more words


What We Can Learn from Military Discipline

When asked what they find most striking or typical in the military way of doing things, most people I’ve asked readily answer discipline, organization, or rigour. 881 more words


Learn from your mistakes and those of others

I spoke last Tuesday to the Associates of the Asper School of Business in Winnipeg. As I was preparing for the speech I came up with a list of over 20 key lessons I learned about leadership, strategy, planning, and discipline during my military and consulting careers. 203 more words