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The Well Of Strength We Keep Inside: How To Build Organizational Resilience When Coping An Unexpected Event

In the current context of life, we all face trauma, adversity and stress. If you are a person who has experienced some level of challenging life circumstances throughout your journey, you may be better prepared to meet the current world order in your own terms. This is because people, who face unexpected and significant turbulences earlier in their years – especially as children, tend to grow capacity to be autonomous and independent and seek out new experiences. Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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Swimming In An Experience Tank: Why We Must Lean Into Hope To Overcome Anxiety

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“A character is the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life and is the source from which self-respect springs,” wrote Joan Didion. “Self-respect is a discipline, a habit of mind that can never be faked but can be developed, trained, coaxed forth.” Further, “To have that sense of one’s intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent.” Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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The Future Workforce Is Whole In One: How Are You Breaking The Patterns Of Gender Inequality Inside Your Cultures

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There are human beings who are joyful, tolerant, friendly, understanding inside our workplaces. They assume no ill intent and meet everyone on equal terms. There are human beings, who work and often at the same time raise children, some take care of their elderly and travel around the world like a light summer breeze… These people as Whitman would say look as if they can “reach forth into the actual world of questions and events, open-minded, sympathetic, frank, natural, good-natured…” Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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If It Is Broken, Fix It: Why We Need HR To Take Risks In Building Next Generation Of Leaders

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Leadership has become one of those buzzwords everyone uses all the time and a cliché that doesn’t always spark curiosity or interest. When faced with a true leader, however, one quickly notices there is nothing boring or cliché about the individual; if anything, there is a deep well of wisdom and charisma that sparks interest, attention and a desire to grow from within. Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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What It Means To Put Humanity At The Center Of Business In The 21st Century

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Three weeks ago, the World Economic Forum held its 50th annual meeting, with the theme of “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.” Across a variety of sittings, the Forum focused on renewing the concept of stakeholder capitalism, community engagement and platform capabilities to support global, regional and national initiatives that can possibly generate a positive impact for all stakeholders. At the same time, the Forum announced its wish to rejuvenate the Davos Manifesto to re-imagine its purpose and a clear scorecard for companies and governments. Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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Hyper-Personalization: How Organizations Are Rethinking The Employee Experience

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The equilibrium between productivity and presence is one of the hardest to master in business. For centuries, productivity was presumed to be fueled by segregation of skills, management of autonomies and powered through technology. We are now learning despite the vast investments made, productivity really didn’t pick up more than 2% across the board (see OECD productivity report) and paradoxically, there has been an uptake in workplace statistics suggesting growth in pain and loss of identity across workspaces. Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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HR Fest Budapest Conference 2019

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Unicorns Die Young: Why Businesses Should Reject Perfectionism In 2020

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Every beginning of a new year, one wonders what if we, individually and also as a business community could augment our new years’ resolutions with a higher-order aspiration to evolve our state of “being,” “relating” and “doing” in order to better serve greater humanity? What would that look like in transition? This year, in particular, the number of articles presented on Times, Economist, WSJ, etc. really made experts in our communities reflect back and discuss on the one big year in business at length. We considered in many occasions what may help the community to overcome absentminded behaviorism we so…

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Transforming Experience: How Blurring Of Lines In Business Calls For Iteration And Experimentation

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At the Global Drucker Forum in Vienna, Austria, two main topics were discussed in depth: The Power of Ecosystems and Leadership Everywhere – A Fresh Perspective on Management. It is no secret we live in a globally shared economy and as my dear colleague Hari Abburi likes to say “the lines are (actively) blurring” across the different markets. What does this truthfully mean though? And how is it related to the ecosystem thinking? Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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How Much Change Can Your Inner Child Take? Why We Need To Grow Into Adulthood As Leaders Of The 21st Century

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Have you ever sat across a table from a group of business professionals and thought, “How in the world are we expected to consume the amount of change presented?” No, right? You have no idea what I am talking about… Continue reading the original article here on Forbes.

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