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Mentoring

  • Using technology to rewire a food business
    by by Ana Paula Flores on January 15, 2020 at 6:00 am

    After taking over the top job at PepsiCo Foods Mexico, CEO Roberto Martínez immediately announced a US$4 billion investment across a range of agriculture, technology, and sustainability initiatives. The scope of the initiative shows how much Martínez sees his industry changing. […]

  • John Hennessy's higher learning
    by by Daniel Gross on December 11, 2019 at 6:00 am

    It would be difficult to imagine someone more wired into the culture at the nexus of technology and higher education than John Hennessy, the former president of Stanford University and current chair of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Dubbed "the godfather of Silicon Valley" by venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, Hennessy is the author of a book on leadership, Leading Matters: Lessons from My Journey. And he recently launched the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford, which aims to instill a culture of leadership among an interdisciplinary group of graduate students. In a comprehensive interview, Hennessy tells strategy+business about the similarities -- and crucial differences -- involved in leading high-performance organizations in the realms of education and technology. […]

  • How being a cancer survivor has shaped my leadership coaching
    by by Josie Thomson on November 14, 2019 at 5:05 am

    Understanding why you want to lead and listening to your inner voice can help you become a better manager, but this approach requires internal discipline. Author and leadership coach Josie Thomson shares the insights she has gained as a cancer survivor and from her study of neuroscience on how to develop an authentic leadership mind-set. […]

Leadership

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  • Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience
    on February 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

    Workers today want careers that fit their values, are enjoyable, and contribute to society. Here's what business leaders can do to deliver on this idea of "good work." For further insights, read "Good Work." […]

  • Good work
    by by Bhushan Sethi and Carol Stubbings on February 18, 2019 at 6:00 am

    People today want to do "good work." They want to have intrinsically rewarding experiences and make a contribution that fits with their values. Companies can and should act now to find their own 21st-century definition of "good work" and develop strategies to deliver it, not only for the sake of employees but because it will keep them competitive. We discuss five key actions that business leaders can take to deliver good work experiences: tackle burnout, build social resilience, encourage adaptability, support "intrapreneurship," and provide autonomy.See also " Five Ways Companies Can Give People a Good Work Experience." […]

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