Tag: Leadership Advice

How Sarah Clark is Managing a Travel Company During COVID

By Sarah Clark The start of 2020 couldn’t have been stronger, I was leading a passionate team across Australia and New Zealand at the world’s largest adventure travel company, surpassing set targets for the biggest January in the company’s history. We were on track with future goals to balance purpose and profit, supporting local communities while taking customers on the trip…

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6 Key Traits Leaders Must Develop For The Future Of Work

BY WINSTON IBRAHIM–MINUTES Looking at the coronavirus crisis today, I believe the United States will go through a short period of transformation. For a few years, we will have better disciplines as a country. Policies will be a little more progressive. Companies will be more flexible and transparent. Consumers will spend less on “wants” and more on “needs.” We’ll have…

How Future Businesswomen Can Get Leadership Experience

How Future Businesswomen Can Get Leadership Experience  You’re never too young to set goals for yourself. As young women, we spend our high school English classes having lofty daydreams about our future, wondering if we’ll end up hustling in New York City or Los Angeles, starting a small company in our hometown, or if we’ll be traveling the world. There…

Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19

Six Leadership Lessons from COVID-19 By Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific I had just taken on my new job, as Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at UNDP early in the year, when we heard rumblings about a new coronavirus wreaking havoc in Wuhan, China. We didn’t know then that…

Give Yourself Space to Think

Too much busyness keeps us from becoming who we might have become, had we given ourselves the space. This is a tricky reality for modern enterprises and the people tasked with strategic thinking within them. My area of specialty is collaborative business culture. I am a strategic advisor to senior executives at some of the world’s biggest companies, many of which…