Davos: Mind The Skills Gap

Davos: Mind The Skills Gap

It’s clear that the role of leader is undergoing a tectonic shift. For decades, leadership has been the CEO’s role. But while the brightest and the best leaders at the World Economic Forum are critical to defining issues and policies, there was a feeling that CEOs, policymakers and politicians will not be the ones to solve the world’s problems. It is people from all levels who will bring about change. 

The Paradox of Indispensability

The Paradox of Indispensability

The logic that shapes the first half of your career can leave you trapped in the second half. Managers make predictable mistakes that, despite their technical expertise and stellar performance, can lead high-fliers to fail to rise to the top of organisations. Richard Jolly looks at the paradox of indispensability.