EQ as a Leadership Skill

“Which are the Critical Leadership Skills in your opinion, Professor Buzády?” – How often do I hear this question by management students, highly successful executives and my management coaching clients. Well, the answer I give is always the same: for sustainable success, you must develop and then constantly enhance your People Skills. By this, I…

Competitiveness, HRM, Flow-promoting Leadership & Global Benchmarking (of Your Talent Pool)

  Dr. Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor of Management, Director of the ‘Leadership & Flow Global Research Network’, Central European University   Special Report in BBJournal May 2017 on HRM   As the Hungarian and the other CEE countries are experiencing continued growth, maintaining our achieved positions on global competitiveness rankings and to further improve our…

Fligby: now Flow makes sense

written by: Claudio A. Rivera I met Prof. Zoltan Buzady via CEEMAN association, that often promoted Fligby’s global network in their news letters . I now have finished my first-hand experience with FLIGBY as an innovative teaching tool and I am exploring ways of possibly including it into my own teaching practice at Riga Business School.  For now…

21st Century Skills

Their Place in Leadership Development   Recently, our Canadian partner has asked the following interesting question: Are the leadership skills measured and tested by the global award-winning, serious game simulation, called FLIGBY, “21st-century skills”? My first thought was that since the “people analytics” architecture of FLIGBY was made during 2008 and 2012, its competency-based development…

Accomplishment Culture

This guest blog was written by Marion Spears Karr, President, Avery Executive Search (a unit of Atlanta-based Avery Partners Inc.). It summarizes a concept – the title of this blog — that he developed and uses then he offers personal- and leadership-development programs. Accomplishment Culture© (AC) is a comprehensive team- and leadership-development program. It makes individuals…

Redefining Leadership

  The title of this blog entry refers not to an effort to crowd the literature with another definition of leadership, but to the proposed expansion of the kind of people who should be considered leaders. Let’s accept the definition of leadership given by Kevin Kruse in his Forbes article, with one minor modification [in parentheses]:…

The fish rots from the head down…

As Michael Jackson famously sang: I’m starting with the man in the mirror I’m asking him to change his ways Most company/organization leaders thrumble for a change: they want to see a cultural change at the organization, they want to see their employees being happy and jumping out from their skin out of excitement that they…