Adaptive challenges and the language of leadership

A FEW things happened recently that got me thinking. Two weeks ago, I saw New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell saying on Fox News that city leaders were told that Covid-19 cases were contained as late as Lundi Gras on Feb 24, the day before New Orleans' Mardi Gras celebrations. When asked if she...

Today's leadership challenge: hardwiring people development to the bottom line

I WAS having a chat with one of Singapore's leading chief executive officers (CEOs), when she asked me what legacy she needed to leave behind once she retired from her organisation.