Confidence Is the Currency of the Future

By Sebastien Turbot By 2020, more than five million jobs are expected to be lost to robots and artificial intelligence. And in the next two decades, graduates will be going into jobs that don’t yet exist. Anticipating this future, businesses and employers are overhauling their recruitment strategies. Job hopping has replaced the one job, one-employer career, and Read more about Confidence Is the Currency of the Future[…]

Follow your own inner compass – intuition!

By Lora Tsankova You are born with everything you need! Why are you loosing constantly in life and business then? Why are you not reaching your ultimate potential? Why are you not succeeding? Why do you feel like a failure? Why are you not living authentic? Why do you pretend to be someone you are not? Read more about Follow your own inner compass – intuition![…]

Tony Elumelu: why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future

By Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N  Africa is not a single country but a continent, one that is a place of real business opportunity that the world should be alive to. I know, having built businesses that now operate in 20 African countries and through creating a programme over 10 years that is funding and mentoring 10,000 Read more about Tony Elumelu: why Africapitalists will build a continent’s future[…]

Hard Realities About The Ease Of Doing Business

Bosnia and Herzegovina By Shankkar Aiyar Doing Business’ is ‘easier’ in Lebanon than in India.As per the rankings it is easier to start a business in Malawi . The only countries doing worse than India in construction permits Afghanistan, war-torn Syria, strafed out Libya, strife-affected Eritrea and crime-and-terror hit Somalia. At the operational day-to-day level ministries Read more about Hard Realities About The Ease Of Doing Business[…]

Don’t change the Labrador into a Doberman- Authentic Leadership

By Santhosh Babu “Can you train my labrador to become aggressive?” This was the request from a senior human resources (HR) professional who was part of a culture change intervention I did for his organisation. Since my interest in dog training is known to most of my participants, I do get one or two do-related requests Read more about Don’t change the Labrador into a Doberman- Authentic Leadership[…]

Why we must aim at quality in everything we do.

By SANDRA IDOSSOU Let me start this with two stories. Benin, my home country celebrated its Independence Day few weeks ago and as the customs demand, a state parade was organised. This year’s celebrations were meant to be moderate (sober) and the parade, the first official event organised by the new administration, was for many a Read more about Why we must aim at quality in everything we do.[…]

Don’t hire the most qualified, hire the craziest.

By Rémon van Riemsdijk Good qualifications are OK, don’t get me wrong. They’re fine. They fit the bill. And that’s exactly my point. Most of the time (if not all the time), the qualifications asked for are those required to keep the business running. If the company is using software X, please have software X experience. But Read more about Don’t hire the most qualified, hire the craziest.[…]

Tudo na vida é uma questão de perspectiva…

By Taína Pellegrini Determinação é a vontade inquebrável de atingir um objetivo, seja ele qual for. É dele que tiramos a motivação como uma fonte inesgotável de energia. Quando olhamos as possível opções ou formas de se fazer algo, percebemos como a nossa capacidade criativa é divina e imensa. Portanto, a mensagem de hoje é: descubra, Read more about Tudo na vida é uma questão de perspectiva…[…]

Sensibility, solidarity and Leadership: Are they the needed ingredients to understand cultural differences today?

By Esther Coronel de Iberkleid When I listen to the news these days, I wonder: which are the needed ingredients a leader needs, to succeed in a community or a country today. Is it beneficial to blend them or would it be better not to do it? Are these ingredients needed to understand cultural differences today? Read more about Sensibility, solidarity and Leadership: Are they the needed ingredients to understand cultural differences today?[…]