The Yale Global Executive Leadership Program Blog

As the world of business gets increasingly complex, so do the demands on leaders who run organizations. More than ever before, leaders have to contend with myriad contradictions forced upon them by globalization, the changing workforce, the evolving competitive landscape, and various other megatrends. This blog draws  its inspiration from the contradictions at the heart of great leadership. Each of the points of view expressed in the articles deal with the complexity of reconciling contradictions in one way or another. And hence the name &. 

Vocations and Avocations: Making CSR globally and morally relevant

May 23, 2018

In this era, where we as human beings are connected on multiple levels, a global outlook will be immensely beneficial for us in the field of social change where we try to make the three broad stakeholders – corporates, governments and NGOs/CSOs - collaborate. Whatever be the difficulty of...

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Discover Your True North: A Combat Veteran’s Experience at Yale School of Management

September 13, 2017

My journey at Yale SOM started with a research for top-notch leadership development program that supplements my military training and fits in following criteria:

  • Accepts and values the Veterans of the United States Military
  • Honors the request for Post 9/11 G.I. Bill and has Yellow...

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Banks vs. Fintechs

February 9, 2017

Without ongoing development even the most resilient system can be threatened by rising entropy - changes imposed by both external and internal factors. In this light, a rather interesting situation has arisen on the market: companies that have turned essentially no profit are worth tens of...

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Dealing with digital natives: The wasabi-formula to spice-up your leadership style

November 30, 2016

LEADING IN A NEW REALITY Last year, I had the opportunity to meet one of the rising stars in financial trading for lunch. He was in his mid-twenties, one who Marc Prensky (1) would call a digital native. We had a very interesting conversation and he went back to his trading desk saying “I...

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