1. Better career and happiness? Adapt!

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    You have probably heard (and maybe experienced firsthand) that the modern world is flatter, faster, and less predictable than ever before. We live in times of unprecedented change (or so we are told), where various crises often appear: economic, political, or environmental. These global and national changes are likely to...
  2. Young professionals: champions of collaboration?

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    Collaboration has become a new hot topic in the world that is best characterized as digital village. Academics, practitioners, and business leaders emphasize the importance of collaboration within the organization and across its traditional boundaries. But increasing complexity of the environment, fast pace of decision making, and availability of multiple...
  3. Do you represent a sustainable generation?

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    These days everyone is talking about sustainability: politicians, researchers, activists, business leaders, and journalists. More and more companies recognize that sustainability offers the potential to make their operations more robust and efficient. But while CEOs widely acknowledge the importance of sustainability, does the next generation of business leaders consider it...
  4. Are you ready to develop your leadership skills by playing an online game?

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    Before answering this question, just think for a moment about the following. If you are a manager in the big corporate world: do you think your young professionals are effective and engaged enough? Do they make the link between your strategic objectives and their own job? Are you leveraging the...
  5. Focus on the future success factors: openness and collaboration

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    How do CEOs respond to the increasing complexity and interconnectedness of the business world? This question prompted IBM to conduct a study based on  face-to-face conversations with more than 1700 CEOs in 64 countries. Their report named ‘’Leading Through Connections’’ summarizes the most important findings of the study and suggests...
  6. In vier dagen naar je persoonlijke en maatschappelijke visie

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    Een tip voor de Nederlandse lezers van de Young Leaders Academy blog.. Hoe ga ik mijn toekomst vormgeven? Hoe koppel ik persoonlijke groei aan professionele groei? Hoe kan ik invulling geven aan mijn drijfveren en werkelijk een maatschappelijke bijdrage leveren? In vier dagen naar je persoonlijke en maatschappelijke visie, dat is de belofte...