It is a well-known fact that success takes hard work, but hours spent behind a desk are not enough to realize the most ambitious of goals. The recipe is more complex and requires an injection of soul, a potent cocktail of resilience, benevolence, vision and, above all, passion. Entrepreneurs, musicians, sportsmen, doctors… Leaders League showcases a gallery of inspiring leaders who enthusiastically share their vision of sustainable success.

Leadership & Passion

It is a well-known fact that success takes hard work, but hours spent behind a desk are not enough to realize the most ambitious of goals. The recipe is more complex and requires an injection of soul, a potent cocktail of resilience, benevolence, vision and, above all, passion. Entrepreneurs, musicians, sportsmen, doctors… Leaders League showcases a gallery of inspiring leaders who enthusiastically share their vision of sustainable success.

It was the 18th Century German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel who said:

Leadership & Passion: The Path to Success

It was the 18th Century German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel who said: "Nothing great has ever been accomplished in the world without passion." An assertion that, now more than ever, rings true for those wishing to build success in the mo...

Alain Altinoglu, conductor and musical director of the La Monnaie opera in Brussels, discusses the particularities of the classical music world, where reactions are

“Passion is an essential engine for common endeavor”

Alain Altinoglu, conductor and musical director of the La Monnaie opera in Brussels, discusses the particularities of the classical music world, where reactions are "tangible and immediate" and those of a type of leadership that rests not on the orde...

Ghada Hatem is a gynaecologist. In 2016 she created la Maison des femmes, a unique place that, every day, welcomes between 30 and 50 women who are victims of violence and provides them with comprehensive medical, psychological, legal services. Let us retrace the story of this special project and its individual driving forces – passion, solidarity and faith in the Hippocratic oath – which allowed it to see the light of day.

“Success is living in harmony with one's convictions”

Ghada Hatem is a gynaecologist. In 2016 she created la Maison des femmes, a unique place that, every day, welcomes between 30 and 50 women who are victims of violence and provides them with comprehensive medical, psychological, legal services. Let us...

General American Capital Partners (GAPC) is the new owner of Bordeaux football club. To restore the Griondins to their former glory, GAPC handed the reins to former Olympic gymnast Frédéric Longuépée. The new President at the Matmut Atlantique spoke to Leaders League.

"Football club presidents have to be passionate"

General American Capital Partners (GAPC) is the new owner of Bordeaux football club. To restore the Griondins to their former glory, GAPC handed the reins to former Olympic gymnast Frédéric Longuépée. The new President at the Matmut Atlantique spoke...

Former President and CEO of Vivendi Universal Publishing, Agnes Touraine has, since 2003, been president of the French Institute of Administrators (IFA) where she is engaged in the promotion of modernized corporate governance. Among her favourite causes is the equality in the boardroom but also increasing the role of independent administrators and the board of directors as a whole. In the run-up to the end of her term, she expressed her satisfaction at the positive outcome of the report she co-authored with French MP Stanislas Guerini on

"Mistakes and failure are part of a leader’s job"

Former President and CEO of Vivendi Universal Publishing, Agnes Touraine has, since 2003, been president of the French Institute of Administrators (IFA) where she is engaged in the promotion of modernized corporate governance. Among her favourite cau...