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Why Feedback Fails

Why Feedback Fails

We are thrilled to have our friend Marcus Buckingham return to the stage for #GLS2020. A Summit favorite, Marcus will unpack his counterintuitive new book Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World. Watch this video to learn his surprising...

Creating Psychological Safety at Work

Creating Psychological Safety at Work

Amy Edmondson, one of Harvard University’s most respected management thought leaders, will be joining us for #GLS2020. Her work focuses on teamwork and the ways leaders can build teams to work more effectively together. In the three-minute video, Dr. Edmondson shares...

4 Strategies for Handling Criticism Like a Pro

4 Strategies for Handling Criticism Like a Pro

Hearing about our shortcomings can be empowering . . . Nobody has 20/20 vision on how their behavior affects others – and nobody enjoys hearing about their weaknesses or shortcomings. Thus, it can be a painful experience when others give us feedback – whether it is...

3 Reasons It’s Ok To Keep Your Head In The Clouds

3 Reasons It’s Ok To Keep Your Head In The Clouds

What’s your biggest dream? If you struggle to answer, it’s about time you start dreaming again! Dreaming places you on the verge of birthing your best idea, your best self, your greatest triumph. Indeed, allowing ourselves to dream, and dream big, puts us on the path...

My Biggest Leadership Failure – Don’t React in the Meeting

My Biggest Leadership Failure – Don’t React in the Meeting

Albert Tate shares how his natural tendency to react in the moment led to a difficult meeting with his team.He serves on the Board of Trustees at Azusa Pacific University and Fuller Youth Institute and was recently published in Letters to a Birmingham Jail: A Response...

Stress: Better Organization is Not the Answer

Stress: Better Organization is Not the Answer

The GLS team is excited to welcome top speaker and best-selling author Rory Vaden to #GLS2020. Rory will be sharing insights on how to multiply your time from his fantastic book, Procrastinate on Purpose.  A recognized expert in business strategy and leadership...

Is There A Case for Lowering a Leader’s Confidence?

Is There A Case for Lowering a Leader’s Confidence?

Get a sneak peak of Dr. Tomas in his TED talk on The Power of Negative Thinking. The GLS team is excited to welcome to #GLS2020  Dr. Tomas Chamorro Premuzic, an international authority on psychological profiling, talent management and leadership development. He will...

How Kaká Found Perfect Pitch

How Kaká Found Perfect Pitch

An audible gasp went over the audience when we announced soccer superstar Kaká would be joining us for #GLS2020. One of the most influential names in sports, he will share leadership insights from his 15-year career. Read the interview below to get more insight into...

5 Tips for Coming Out of Your Shell at Work

5 Tips for Coming Out of Your Shell at Work

Beth Comstock is one of the most influential female business executives in the world. So, it’s hard to believe that the former vice chair of General Electric is a self-proclaimed introvert. In fact, Comstock, author of Imagine It Forward, in a recent interview at the...

GETMO: Good Enough to Move On

GETMO: Good Enough to Move On

Craig Groeschel introduces the concept of GETMO, a phrase that can help teams achieve a better return on their investment of time, money or effort. Groeschel was named in the top 10 U.S. CEO’s for small and midsize companies by Glassdoor. Traveling the world as a...

How to Avoid Rejection Infection

How to Avoid Rejection Infection

We have all been rejected at some point in our lives. For some of us, the rejection came at a young age. For others, it’s a far too recent memory. For some, it came from a family member. For others, it was a co-worker or friend. For some, it stung. For others, it...

Fingerprints: 5 Steps to Creating Collective Vision

Fingerprints: 5 Steps to Creating Collective Vision

Being the husband of an awesome wife, who happens to be a forensic scientist and a former crime scene investigator, comes with advantages and disadvantages. THE ADVANTAGE: Her research, work and stories are fascinating! To hear about the role forensic science plays in...

2 Visionary Questions Leaders Need to Ask

2 Visionary Questions Leaders Need to Ask

Visionary leadership, more than ever, is needed today. When people fail to dream, to envision the potential of tomorrow, they grow desperate. A hope-filled vision for the future is the most powerful antidote to overcoming—overcoming shortfalls, barriers, excuses,...

3 Practical Steps To Increase Your Authenticity

3 Practical Steps To Increase Your Authenticity

We have all heard that authenticity matters to our leadership. So, how do I develop myself to be more authentic? If there’s one thread that runs through the fabric of one’s character and the goal to be an effective, inspirational leader it is authenticity—seeking to...

How to React When You are Rejected

How to React When You are Rejected

Jia Jiang shares three things you can do when you experience rejection.Years after Jia Jiang began his career in the corporate world, he became an entrepreneur and discovered everyone’s biggest fear: rejection. To conquer his fear, Jiang embarked on a journey and...

9 Characteristics of Hope-Filled Leaders

9 Characteristics of Hope-Filled Leaders

The importance of hope cannot be overstated. Hopeful leaders instill confidence in others that a better future is possible. Hopeful leaders are constantly and relentlessly in pursuit of what ought to be. Leading in hopeful anticipation of that which will come to...

3 Simple Tools for Vision Casting

3 Simple Tools for Vision Casting

Companies, teams and communities do not blindly stumble into greatness. For remarkable goals to be achieved…for a tremendous success to be accomplished…for a community of people to rally and overcome tremendous odds—it always begins with vision! Vision is the distance...

The Joys and Dangers of Leading with Your Heart

The Joys and Dangers of Leading with Your Heart

“Krish, you wear your heart on your sleeve.” People often say this to me, and I am not sure it is meant as a compliment. But I take it as one anyway. I would rather be emotionally free and vulnerable than inviolable but trapped. Leading with heart is my natural...

Fingerprints: 5 Steps to Creating Collective Vision

Being the husband of an awesome wife, who happens to be a forensic scientist and a former crime scene investigator, comes with advantages and disadvantages. THE ADVANTAGE: Her research, work and stories are fascinating! To hear about the role forensic science plays in...

2 Visionary Questions Leaders Need to Ask

Visionary leadership, more than ever, is needed today. When people fail to dream, to envision the potential of tomorrow, they grow desperate. A hope-filled vision for the future is the most powerful antidote to overcoming—overcoming shortfalls, barriers, excuses,...

3 Practical Steps To Increase Your Authenticity

We have all heard that authenticity matters to our leadership. So, how do I develop myself to be more authentic? If there’s one thread that runs through the fabric of one’s character and the goal to be an effective, inspirational leader it is authenticity—seeking to...

9 Characteristics of Hope-Filled Leaders

The importance of hope cannot be overstated. Hopeful leaders instill confidence in others that a better future is possible. Hopeful leaders are constantly and relentlessly in pursuit of what ought to be. Leading in hopeful anticipation of that which will come to...

3 Simple Tools for Vision Casting

Companies, teams and communities do not blindly stumble into greatness. For remarkable goals to be achieved…for a tremendous success to be accomplished…for a community of people to rally and overcome tremendous odds—it always begins with vision! Vision is the distance...

The Joys and Dangers of Leading with Your Heart

“Krish, you wear your heart on your sleeve.” People often say this to me, and I am not sure it is meant as a compliment. But I take it as one anyway. I would rather be emotionally free and vulnerable than inviolable but trapped. Leading with heart is my natural...

5 Principles to Become a Generational Leader

Growing up in a multi-generational home in Southern India, I watched my parents and grandparents plan and act with generational continuity in mind. They worked and saved for future generations. They intentionally imparted family values into the next generation. They...

Do This Every Day to Combat Drift

I don’t know a single leader who made a conscious decision to get 30 pounds overweight. I also don’t know a leader who got married with the intention of one day getting a divorce. I’ve also never met a leader who woke up and said, “Today, I’m going to compromise some...

Stop Motivating Your Teams and Do This Instead

Life isn’t about finding yourself. It’s about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw Motivating your team is one of the holy grails of leadership. When a team or person isn’t motivated, you begin to hear complaints like this: “This organization is getting too big.”...

Do you Really Value People? 4 Ways to Find Out.

I want to let you in on a little leadership secret. Every leader values people. But very few leaders really value people. On the one hand, every leader I know values people. They value people primarily for the pragmatic reason that they need people to achieve their...

6 Strategies to Empower Your Team Members

I read a book once about Adolf Hitler, and I remember in particular this story: When the evil despot wanted to hire a chauffeur, he interviewed 30 people for the job, according to author Robert Waite. He selected the smallest of the bunch—a man so short he required...

4 Assumptions That Limit Your Leadership Potential

More and more people recognize the value of good leadership, yet not many work to become better leaders. Why is that? Despite the widespread prevalence of leadership books and classes, many people think leadership isn’t for them. Maybe it’s because they make one of...

The 2 Greatest Challenges for Every Leader

At Novus Global, we believe every leader has the same top two leadership challenges. It’s not budget. It’s not time. It’s not the market or lack of interest of the people we’re trying to lead. Here are every leader’s top two leadership challenges with no exceptions:...

3 Ways to See and Lead Into the Future

A key feature that distinguishes the best leaders from the rest is the ability to anticipate the future. The best leaders have learned how to see into the future and not just react to it. Not sure you understand the difference? Simply stated, reactionary leadership is...

6 Must-Do Steps to Hire the Best Talent

Organizations that invest a lot in the culture understand that people decisions are the most important decisions a leader makes. That is true whether we are selecting an employee, a business partner, a mate or a friend. Who we decide to take on the journey with us can...

How to Become an Organization that is FOR the Customer

Most social media posts of a business are 99.9% about the business. “Look at our products.”“Buy one get one free!” The focus is clearly on the business, by the business, for the business. This has been the case for so long that it’s sometimes hard to see the danger....

Corporate Envy

I recently came across a new book with a title that really caught my attention. Love Your Life, Not Theirs, written by a woman named Rachel Cruze. It addresses the idea that one of the primary reasons people take on so much debt in their lives is their tendency to...

Perfectionism: The Micromanaging Boss

As a CEO, entrepreneur and card-carrying perfectionist, I have to sidestep daily the trap of being the greatest pirate of the perfectionist seas—a micromanaging boss. I’m not the only one. But I’m keenly aware that the feeling of being constantly undercut by someone...

Creating a Personal Strategy for Relational Energy

As a communicator, one of the best questions that was ever asked about my preparation process was: How are you managing your energy? Up until that point, I’d spent most of my time focused on crafting great content and visuals versus paying much attention to how I was...

Your Organization Should Seek Out Rejection

Thought leader Jia Jiang encourages you to look for opportunities to experience rejection as an organization. Come and learn from Jia Jang at The Global Leadership Summit in Bangalore on 7th March 2020.It is said that the graveyard is the richest place on earth....

Leading Creatives: Combatting the Victim Mindset

Todd Henry coaches you to fight against the victim mindset that impairs your ability to contribute. Do you have a clear framework to strategically lead a powerful team of brilliant,driven people? Todd Henry Founder - Accidental CreativeMany business leaders don’t have...

Two Key Factors for Employee Retention

Business leader Dee Ann Turner describes two significant practices that help organizations retain their best employees.   Dee Ann Turner played an intricate role in creating and growing the incredible, influential culture at Chick-fil-A. With 30 years of...

How to Identify Your Accidental Diminisher Tendencies

Liz Wiseman discusses how leaders can identify their Accidental Diminisher tendencies. Liz Wiseman President; Best-selling author - The Wiseman Group. Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is the president of The...

Life Habits: A Winnable Game

Chris McChesney describes one life habit that has made him a better leader. Chris McChasney Executive; Best-selling Author -  Franklin Covey. Chris McChesney is a Wall Street Journal #1 national bestselling author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution and is the Global...

The Role of the Founder’s Story

Liz Bohannon, entrepreneur and founder of Sseko Designs, describes a misconception founders often believe about the importance of their own story to their organization. Liz Bohannon Co-Founder - Sseko Designs   Liz Bohannon is the founder of Sseko Designs, a...

5 Steps to Culturally Intelligent Innovation

David Livermore outlines a 5-step process to ensure that your innovation is culturally intelligent. David Livermore is a social scientist in global leadership and cultural intelligence—the capability to relate effectively across culturally diverse situations which...

Eliminate Defects

Horst Schulze discusses the difference between efficiency and cost-cutting in a successful business. Horst Schulze Chairman & CEO - Capella Hotel Group As CEO of Capella Hotel Group, Horst Schulze inspires client loyalty by raising the bar for customer service....

Practices to Increase Innovation

Jason Jaggard describes two practices that he uses to help leaders increase their capacity for innovation. Jason Jaggard is an internationally sought-after coach, speaker and author. He is the CEO of Novus Global, an elite executive coaching firm helping leaders and...

Life Habits: Take Time for Yourself

Simon Sinek describes one life habit that has made him a better leader. Simon Sinek is fascinated by the people and organizations that make the greatest, lasting impact in their organizations and in the world. Best known for popularizing the concept “start with why,”...

Three Questions Every Follower Asks

John Maxwell shares three important questions every follower asks of their leader.. John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the world’s most...

Life Habits: An Outside Perspective

Rasmus Ankersen describes one life habit that has made him a better leader.Best-selling Author; Entrepreneur Rasmus Ankersen is an expert on performance development and a trusted advisor to businesses and athletes around the world. He is the chairman of FC...

How Important is Being Consistently Right to a Leader?

Patrick Lencioni differentiates between leaders who focus on having right answers and those who lead with authenticity and the impact of each. Patrick Lencioni Best-selling Author; Founder and President The Table Group,Inc. Patrick Lencioni is the author of eleven...

Life Habits: Journaling

David Livermore describes one life habit that has made him a better leader. David Livermore is a social scientist in global leadership and cultural intelligence—the capability to relate effectively across culturally diverse situations which transcend ethnic,...

Life Habits: Finding Balance

Danny Meyer describes one life habit that has made him a better leader. Danny Meyer is CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and the founder of Shake Shack. Highly acclaimed for some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, including Gramercy Tavern, and more, in 2015...

Tips: Simplifying Complex Ideas

Simon Sinek shares the secret for making complex ideas accessible and spreadable. Simon Sinek is fascinated by the people and organizations that make the greatest, lasting impact in their organizations and in the world. Best known for popularizing the concept “start...

Set Your Highest Priorities

Bishop T.D. Jakes coaches you to set priorities based on the unique contribution you alone can bring. Bishop T.D. Jakes is a visionary, provocative thinker and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and...

Anticipatory Leadership

Craig Groeschel challenges leaders with practical ways to anticipate future threats and opportunities. Craig Groeschel Speaker, New York Times Best-selling author, Top 25 CEOs in the U.S. (SME) by Glassdoor.Named amongst the top 25 CEOs in the U.S. (small and midsize...

Tips: Team Building and Technology

Simon Sinek explains why human interaction is essential to building a healthy team. Simon Sinek is fascinated by the people and organizations that make the greatest, lasting impact in their organizations and in the world. Best known for popularizing the concept “start...

How to Develop Leaders

Heidi Brandow outlines her approach to leadership development. Heidi Brandow Head of Global Learning & Talent Development Tesla, Inc. Heidi Brandow serves as the Head of Global Learning & Talent Development for Tesla, Inc. She began her career as an...

Your Life Can Be A Great Story

Your Life Can Be A Great Story

What’s your life story? When I meet people for the first time, as soon as the introductions are out of the way, I ask them to share their stories—to tell me who they are and where they’re from, where they’ve been and where they’re going. I want to understand what...

BHAG: Big Hairy Audacious Goal

BHAG: Big Hairy Audacious Goal

Chris McChesney calls them Wildly Important Goals (WIGs). This is where great execution starts. His description of those important, overarching goals reminded us of Jim Collins’ thoughts about the BHAG out of the business classic Built to Last. Highly visionary...

Multiply Your Time, Rory Vaden & Jason Jaggard

Multiply Your Time, Rory Vaden & Jason Jaggard

Time is a limited commodity. What if you could develop a new relationship with time that would free you up to work on your most important projects or connect with the people and causes you care about most? In this practical and counter-intuitive interview with elite...

Keeping it Real

Keeping it Real

It’s impossible to overstate how important appropriate transparency is to healthy leadership. You cannot lead if you don’t have trust. In this episode, I will discuss three ways transparency can build up your team and improve your effectiveness as a leader. 1....

How to Talk to Anyone with Ease and Confidence

How to Talk to Anyone with Ease and Confidence

The GLS team is excited to introduce you to an amazing new voice who is sure to become a Summit audience favorite! Vanessa Van Edwards will be joining us to share insights from her best-selling book Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. Watch this video to...

Why Company Culture is Overrated

Why Company Culture is Overrated

Culture matters, according to the voluminous literature on the topic, because it has three powerful contributions to make. First, it tells you who you are at work. If you’re in Patagonia, you’d rather be surfing. You work in beautiful Oxnard, California, and your...

Spend a Week in Love with Your Work

Spend a Week in Love with Your Work

Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher, thought leader and leading expert on talent, focused on unlocking people's strengths, increasing their performance and pioneering the future of how people work. A former senior researcher at Gallup Organization, he now guides...

3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Leader

3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Leader

Performance happens on the team level, and if you’re a team leader then you are responsible for the performance and engagement of your team. Marcus Buckingham believe that even the best team leaders can improve, so if you want to be a better leader, here are three...

If You Lead People Today, Do These 5 Things

If You Lead People Today, Do These 5 Things

If you are a leader (of a team, yes—but also of a group or even of a household) Marcus Buckingham share five things you can do right now to ensure that your team stays productive and engaged during this difficult time.  Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher,...

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