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November 16 2014

From beCause » Blog Sun Nov 16 2014, 10:02:39

by beCause Global Associate Barbara Brooks Kimmel, founder Trust Across America-Trust Around the World™  -- There are several frameworks and models of trustworthy leadership. Some describe the "three C'S" of Character, Competence and Consistency, while another substitutes "consistency" for compassion. Randy Conley, the Vice President of Client Services & Trust Practice Leader for The Ken Blanchard Companies, and one of our Alliance members, employs the ABCDs as a model (Able, Believable, Connected, Dependable.) At Trust Across America we like to say that trustworthy leaders are VIPS's (Values, Integrity and Promises kept.)  Yesterday a colleague shared this Harvard Business Review article discussing the work of behavioral science researchers at Princeton (Amy Cuddy and ...

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October 22 2014

From beCause » Blog Wed Oct 22 2014, 05:56:53

by beCause Global Associate Jennifer Sertl, founder Agility3R, helping leaders navigate complexity - Sibos is an annual conference organized by the  SWIFT International Banking Operations Seminar for the financial industry. This year's conference was held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Over 7,000 decision makers were in attendance from over 212 countries debating the future of money in particular global finance, crypto-currencies, payments, securities and trade issues.  While much of the conference was geared to financial institutions and multinational corporations, there were messages and lessons discussed that can help all leaders across sectors be better prepared and should be scaled. All leaders will navigate sea-change better by ...

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From beCause » Blog Wed Oct 22 2014, 05:56:53

by beCause Global Associate Jennifer Sertl, founder Agility3R, helping leaders navigate complexity - Sibos is an annual conference organized by the  SWIFT International Banking Operations Seminar for the financial industry. This year's conference was held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Over 7,000 decision makers were in attendance from over 212 countries debating the future of money in particular global finance, crypto-currencies, payments, securities and trade issues.  While much of the conference was geared to financial institutions and multinational corporations, there were messages and lessons discussed that can help all leaders across sectors be better prepared and should be scaled. All leaders will navigate sea-change better by ...

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October 5 2014

From beCause » Blog Sun Oct 5 2014, 09:25:10

by beCause Global Associate David Hain, Director Transformation Partners - We live in a fast-moving, complicated world that frequently makes it a struggle to pause for breath, far less to make sense of it all. This US military acronym describes it perfectly - VUCA: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. We are hyper-networked and have incredible technology at our disposal, yet the very pace of technological advance creates confusion, exhaustion and suspicion in its wake. Customers and employees today are highly empowered, infinitely more demanding than previous generations and with an attention span that is significantly shorter because of the choices available to them from the device in their hand. Yet often they are cynical and change weary - wary of more failed... more

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From beCause » Blog Sun Oct 5 2014, 09:25:10

by beCause Global Associate David Hain, Director Transformation Partners -- We live in a fast-moving, complicated world that frequently makes it a struggle to pause for breath, far less to make sense of it all. This US military acronym describes it perfectly -- VUCA: volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. We are hyper-networked and have incredible technology at our disposal, yet the very pace of technological advance creates confusion, exhaustion and suspicion in its wake. Customers and employees today are highly empowered, infinitely more demanding than previous generations and with an attention span that is significantly shorter because of the choices available to them from the device in their hand. Yet often they are cynical and change weary - wary of... more

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