The Arrogance of Institutions (2): 10 Commandments for Successful and Principled Leaders
July 11, 2013
Hosted by Té Revesz
How do you become an effective & principled leader in the 21st century? Recently we looked at the disconnect between institutions and the people they are supposed to serve. From business to government self-serving leaders have lost their compass, giving us the 2008 financial meltdown, pay w/o performance, crumbling bridges, etc. Leadership is in crisis. How do we turn the tide? Renowned leadership guru & co-author of The Rabbi & the CEO, Thomas Zweifel draws innovative answers and powerful tools from a combination of the ancient traditions of Judaism & cutting-edge methodology based on 25 years of coaching leaders. How are the 10 Commandments relevant for 21stC leaders? How do we institutionalize integrity? And if it clashes with the bottom line? How do we go from lemons to lemonade in 3 steps? What is future-based investing? What is the “onion model” for decoding another culture? How does appreciation build power? What is the key to building champion teams?
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Té Revesz is known for her ability to conduct strategic research on a global basis and for her creativity in handling complex business challenges.
As principal of GlobalReach-SBI, a research and consulting firm with a network spanning over 60 countries, Té provides clients with strategic intelligence on market opportunities and threats. She covers such diverse areas as global branding, new product development, payment cards, clinical trials, and political risk. An expert in primary research, Té has interviewed business, government and labor leaders, doctors and technical experts—and managed focus groups—around the world. She was profiled in Super Searchers Go to the Source as one of the top US interviewers.
Prior to founding her own firm, Té headed the Industrial & Healthcare Practices of FIND's Strategic Consulting & Research Group and taught at the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch/CUNY). She was the Editor of Business International’s flagship newsletter and helped create its country risk service.
An NYC native, Té is active with Citizen Action, the URJ’s Commission on Social Action, and NY Neighbors for American Values (defending religious freedom, diversity and equality). She holds a Masters from Columbia’s School of International & Public Affairs and a BA from Goucher College. She’s an avid bike rider, theater buff and farmers market supporter—and the bemused owner of 2 demanding felines.