Some people change the world whilst others live the easy life, going with the grain. The most successful figures revolutionize their sector, their environment, their country. Whether it’s Xavier Niel, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Gandhi or Nelson Mandela, what are the secrets to leadership?

Leadership

Some people change the world whilst others live the easy life, going with the grain. The most successful figures revolutionize their sector, their environment, their country. Whether it’s Xavier Niel, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Gandhi or Nelson Mandela, what are the secrets to leadership?

2018-06-26 02:20:00

We all know the classic ingredients of leadership; charisma, vision, loyalty, flexibility, a system of values, etc. Knowing them is one thing, mastering them something else entirely. Other than these well-known characteristics, what are the deeper sources of leadership?

The Sources of Leadership

We all know the classic ingredients of leadership; charisma, vision, loyalty, flexibility, a system of values, etc. Knowing them is one thing, mastering them something else entirely. Other than these well-known characteristics, what are the deeper so...

02-07-2018

Senior fellow at Harvard Business School and former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Bill George is widely considered one of the greatest CEOs of the 20th century. As he sees it, times of crisis allow leaders to test their mettle. His book, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, illustrates ways to navigate such turbulent times.

Bill George: "Just as a calm sea doesn’t make a great sailor, a period of economic stability doesn’t make great leaders"

Senior fellow at Harvard Business School and former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Bill George is widely considered one of the greatest CEOs of the 20th century. As he sees it, times of crisis allow leaders to test their mettle. His book, 7 Lessons f...

23-11-2016

Charismatic and popular, a figure of openness and simplicity, Pope Francis has known how to spread his influence far beyond what might be considered the head of the Catholic Church’s constituency by speaking a language that believers and non-believers alike can relate to – no mean feat in an age where politicians and other public figures struggle to convince even their own supporters. With the fourth anniversary of start of his papacy taking place on March 13th, Leaders League profiles a communications genius.

Pope Francis – An Exceptional Leader

Charismatic and popular, a figure of openness and simplicity, Pope Francis has known how to spread his influence far beyond what might be considered the head of the Catholic Church’s constituency by speaking a language that believers and non-believer...

20-03-2017

The granddaughter and daughter of Michelin starred chefs, Anne-Sophie Pic has upheld the family tradition with the three stars she won in 2007. In the kitchen she juggles personal inspiration with a collaborative approach.

Anne-Sophie Pic (three Michelin stars chef): “In the kitchen everyone has their part to play”

The granddaughter and daughter of Michelin starred chefs, Anne-Sophie Pic has upheld the family tradition with the three stars she won in 2007. In the kitchen she juggles personal inspiration with a collaborative approach.

16-03-2017

Guy Forget has written some of the most glorious pages in the annals of French tennis. Representing France, he’s won three Davis Cups, two as a player and one as captain. In February he completed his first year as the tournament director of the French Open, whose 116th edition takes place from May 28th to June 11th. In his view, leadership on the court and in the boardroom are not that far removed.

Guy Forget: "A leader must understand what makes his people tick”

Guy Forget has written some of the most glorious pages in the annals of French tennis. Representing France, he’s won three Davis Cups, two as a player and one as captain. In February he completed his first year as the tournament director of the Frenc...

30-05-2017