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When Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he inherited a company whose culture was known for hostility, infighting, and backstabbing among its top executives. To turn the company around, he made the members of his senior leadership team read the 2003 book “Nonviolent Communication” by the psychologist Marshall B. Rosenberg. Nadella handed out…

McKinsey Podcast: Putting talent at the top of the CEO agenda

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, McKinsey global managing partner Dominic Barton speaks with Simon London about how CEOs and boards can get strategic in managing human capital. Talent is a crucial element of achieving #Marsshot missions. Here are the key learnings from the podcasts: One of the recommendations in the book is the “G3”—this idea…

Execution

In this HBR article Rosabeth Moss Kanter shares how winning and finishing first requires execution excellence and a competitive culture.

SpaceX – Gwynne Shotwell managing the Marsshots

No complex mission can be handled by one (wo)man. Gwynne Shotwell, President & COO, SpaceX. She built super problem solving skills studying Aerospace Engineering. Gwynne Shotwell talks about her love for math and science, what first sparked her interest in engineering, her work at SpaceX, and how she became one of Forbes’ Top 100 Most…

BRITAIN BACK IN – #STOPBREXIT

Brexit is not a done deal. And it won’t be until 29 March next year. At any point up to then, the Brits can change their minds and stay in the EU. There are no winners of Brexit, the populist politiciancs who won all left. Leave your name to support the BRITAIN BACK IN referendum,…

TWO MILLENNIALS WITH A MISSION – PREDATOR ENDURANCE®

The F1N1SH network is proud to share this story of two sisters, with a “thirst for success” Bianca & Natasha de Jong. Similar to our career initiative they are growing an active tribe of ambassadors for the world’s first healthy natural endurance drink; Predator Endurance®. Thriving Predator sisters in the billion dollar beverage industry

leadership

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hillennevins/2018/07/15/why-sophisticated-leadership-matters-especially-now/ Create a compelling organizational story. If your people don’t seem to fully understand the purpose of the business or organization and how that drives decision-making and allocation of resources, initiate a story-creation session with your direct reports and high potential employees. Ensure that they can, and do, translate that story down into the organization. Revisit your team’s purpose and operating model.  If your people appear disgruntled or unmotivated, collaborate…