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We are what we say: how language shapes our brains


Originally posted on Brainwaves For Leaders:
Adair Jones, a Brainwaves for Leaders staff writer and an expert in linguistics, has been thinking a lot about the neuroscience of language and the effect it has on our behaviour. She includes a round up of some of…

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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 2)


Originally posted on LeadershipWatch:
Photo: Tuppys/Flickr (Creative Commons) In Part 1 of this series I wrote about the importance of people alignment as a crucial competence for today’s leaders. Especially in a globalized world, where cross-cultural and multinational challenges are…

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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 1)


Originally posted on LeadershipWatch:
Today’s and tomorrow’s leaders are more and more facing cross-cultural challenges caused by globalization, emerging economies and new markets. How to notice differences in cultures? How to understand their impact on people behavior and performance? How…

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Originally posted on Thinking is Hard Work:
Whether or not we like it, leaders are born, not made. Although our culture would like to believe that there is a kernel of leadership in everyone, I’m just not convinced. While there…

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When Underdogs Outperform The Stars


By Manie Bosman Everyone loves a good “underdog” story and in the world of sport it doesn’t get much better than this: On Saturday 29 October the Golden Lions (a squad of underdogs sporting only three players with any international … Continue reading

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Hello world!


It took a while to get set up but here we are – our first post on Strategicleaders‘ new blogsite! At this point I just want to welcome you and thank you for popping in. My aim is to use … Continue reading

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