Tag Archives: global

Innovative Roadblocks at the New York Times: Best Intentions, Hard Times

What’s challenges your innovative leadership goals? Are you and your organization immune to an ecosystem mindset? John Geraci, who worked at the New York Times from 2013-2015, has a few thoughts about his, according to his article on HBR. “Companies with the organism mindset are too slow to adapt to survive in the modern world. […]

My Essay about Malala Yousafzai appears in new book, Women and Global Leadership!

Malala Yousafzai: The Paradox and Power of Global Celebrity I’m proud to announce that my article appeared last month in Information Age Publishing’s new collection of essays about women and global leadership! This collection includes essays by many respected leadership specialists, including Barbara Kellerman, Susan Madsen, and Nancy Adler, and was published under the umbrella […]

“You are all too comfortable to be dreaming”:@IbukunAwosika to young #leaders

In CSRwire (the Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire) this week, David Wilcox opens his article about “real” sustainability with a quote from Ibukun Awosika, founder of the Chair Center, to an audience of young women at Harvard Business School: “You are all too comfortable to be dreaming” of sustainable solutions. It’s a poignant comment — a […]

Check this out! New Book Review, Global Business Leadership

Interested in interdisciplinary approaches to global leadership, emphasizing new cultural paradigms like “culture of care,” the blessings of ambiguity, and celebrating the practical cross-cultural benefits of mindful partnerships? Check out Global Business Leadership, a textbook and resource for expanding business thinking through cultural skill-building. The field of global leadership in business has been deepening for […]

Bill McKibben on Leaderless Movements: 350.org and Environmental Leadership

In his recent post on 350.org, lifelong climate change activist Bill McKibben wrote: “it’s a little disconcerting to look around and realize that most of the movements of the moment — even highly successful ones like the fight for gay marriage or immigrant’s rights — don’t really have easily discernible leaders. I know that there […]

Lean In Goes Global: Cross-Cultural Community and Leadership Circles

In a post on the LeanIn.Org blog, Mana Nakagawa reports that Sheryl Sandburg’s book will be multiply translated. This is more than great marketing — it’s about women’s community building across cultures and within. This interesting report discusses issues of translation, local problem solving, and strategies for building leadership circles in the locally changing globally […]