Leaders typically come from a narrow set of backgrounds, i.e. able bodied, cis-gender, heterosexual men from dominant ethnic, religious, social and economic backgrounds with traditional forms of talent. With the international democratisation of education, talented people now come from widely diverse backgrounds. While we have seen a gradual increase in proportions of women in leadership positions and the emergence of leaders from other atypical backgrounds, leadership emergence has not caught up with the stellar demographic changes and diversity in the talent pool. I outline below what organisations could do to release this untapped potential and support the emergence of leaders from atypical and diverse backgrounds…
Perhaps some of us would like to change the current state of the world – 2020 threw everything we’ve known upside down and gave it a good shake. What’s still here? Well, if nothing else, you are. You’re here and you’d still like to be a great leader, in a wildly unpredictable time.
In this month’s episode of our ‘Tips and Opinions’ series, coach and leadership expert Anahita Moghaddam shares some advice on what it means to be an effective leader and the benefits of mind training and awareness. To watch her video, click just below!
Often considered taboo, yet ever-present in our daily lives, emotions require us to communicate effectively with our mind, body and feelings. Many studies show that it is better to acknowledge emotions than to try and hide them, even in the workplace…
Why should CEOs become ‘Chief Empathy Officers’?Greta Rossi, changemaker, facilitator and coach, answers all of these questions and more in exclusive Tips & Opinions video!
There’s the victim, the persecutor, then suddenly a rescuer makes their entrance to defend the victim by entering into a battle of wills with the persecutor. It’s common in stressful situations at work. Let’s take a closer look at the concept.
Motivation is one of the keys to maintaining a high quality commitment to a company. Knowing how to identify employees’ needs can help managers make the right decisions to motive them. Several theories have been put forward in an effort to get to grips with this source of human “strength”, including the “hierarchy of needs” developed by the American psychologist Abraham Maslow. Let’s take a closer look at it what it really is, how it is used, and how it has been criticized.
Discover the TedTalk from Dalia Feldheim, speaker at EVE Asia. She courageously made passion her edge and strives to bring her purpose and passion into work every day with her commitment to women empowerment and she is proud director of the awardwinning women-empowerment campaigns- AlwaysLikeAGirl global, and TouchThePickle India.
We have two key issues on our agenda today: women and the environment, and we’re looking to see if there could be a connection between the two.
The approach taken by the ecofeminism movement interconnects the challenges of women’s empowerment with the challenges of environmental protection. But what is the ecofeminist movement really about? How did it get started? Who are its followers and figureheads? How does it make a difference? And what criticism has it drawn? The EVE webmagazine team takes a closer look.
Stereotypes can thwart how we analyze situations and though we might not realize, influence our choices. The good news is that we can do something about it! Here are some tips to protect yourself as far as possible against decision-making bias.