21st-century leaders need to anticipate change, and be agile enough to deal with the challenges that are coming at them from all angles. The question is: How do you maintain resilience when you’re operating in these ever-changing environments, and often feeling way outside your comfort zone?
Have you ever been told that you have great leadership potential but feel you’ve never realised that potential? Or do you know someone who was flagged early on as a high-performer on a fast track to great career success but you’ve watched as it never materialised?
Going from merely a buzzword to something requiring a strategic road map, organisations need to figure out how to retain and keep millennials engaged. More importantly though, they’ll need to put an emphasis on how they communicate their values and define their culture.
Is your smartphone within reach while you’re working to solve a difficult problem? Do you keep it on the table when you’re meeting clients? Combining her research into leadership with studies about smartphone use in the workplace, Templar consultant Carolina Perez Sanz, shows how we lose the ability to focus, suffer a decline in cognitive performance and most importantly, become untrustworthy to colleagues and clients.
Business Brain is a think tank we’ve been running for the past two years where we discuss and explore topics on leadership, diversity, performance and neuroscience. Roundtable events take place regularly in London and New York but last month saw the inaugural Business Brain event in Sydney, Australia.