The Nexis of Leadership and Practice - Royal Dutch Shell and ILA
March 27, 2018
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf
Jeroen van der Veer talks about his leadership strategy when you are talking about moving from A to B. Some of his key points about senior leadership are: 1. ensure you direction is very clear, 2. keep it simple, 3. focus on clear and simple communications. Then middle management translates the top leader messages to the middle level teams and create accountability. Harvest lessons learned with brutal honesty then focus on the future! We then shift focus and Cynthia Cherrey talks about her take away from the conference focusing on Leadership in Turbulent times. She brilliantly weaves together key themes from across the range of presenters that focused on thriving in times of turbulence and leveraging the chaos to create a better world now and in the future. Her comments include a recognition of the importance of leadership and the many different and nuanced roles of leaders. She also looks at the rich interplay between leaders, their organizations and their communities.
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The world is changing dramatically and will continue to change over the next generation. Effective leadership has a significant impact on how these changes play out in our world. Leadership matters and it is a core responsibility of current and future leaders to become better educated about the challenges they face and also about how to become more effective at leading in a time of significant disruption.
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Ms. Metcalf, Founder, CEO and Board Chair of Metcalf and Associates is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends to transform organizations. She has captured her thirty years of experience and success in an award-winning series of books which are used by public, private and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems and culture with innovative leadership techniques. As a preeminent change agent, Ms. Metcalf has set strategic direction and then transformed her client organizations to deliver significant business results such as increased profitability, cycle time reduction, improved quality, and increased employee effectiveness. For years, she has been willing to share her hard-won insights - through conference speaking, industry publications, radio talk-shows, and video presentations. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com
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