Body & Mind – Flow & Leadership – Your Success!

On Prof. Buzady’s “New trends in Leadership” course we always had the body-mind-success theme trilogy to highlight and to exercise the connection between ‪wellness‬ and ‪leadership‬. This theme is now also the focus of a HBR article: We have forgotten that organizations are first and foremost places of human interaction, not justtransaction. Research shows that our greatest need…

“Missing Link Discovered” Leadership Forum with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi – Part 2

An edited transcript of the Forum held by CEU Business School   MISSING LINK DISCOVERED: Planting Csíkszentmihályi’s Flow Theory into Management and Leadership Practice held on Monday, November 9, 2015, CEU AUDITORIUM, Budapest V, Nádor u. 9. The contributors were co-authors of the Missing Link Discovered book together with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi: Paul Marer, Prof. of Business, CEU Business School…

“Missing Link Discovered” Leadership Forum with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi – Part 1

An edited transcript of the Forum held by CEU Business School   MISSING LINK DISCOVERED: Planting Csíkszentmihályi’s Flow Theory into Management and Leadership Practice held on Monday, November 9, 2015, CEU AUDITORIUM, Budapest V, Nádor u. 9. The contributors were co-authors of the Missing Link Discovered book together with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi: Paul Marer, Prof. of Business, CEU Business School…

MY CONTRIBUTIONS TO FLIGBY – by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The introductory chapter with Prof. Csikszentmihalyi’s essay A basic purpose of the book “Missing Link Discovered” is to discuss how to teach the application of Flow-based leadership skills via FLIGBY, first in academia, then also in business and in other types of organizations. University courses (especially in graduate programs) are targeted because most university graduates will…

Soft Leadership Skills

An article by Zoltan Buzady, Associate Professor, CEU Business School      This Dilbert cartoon alludes to the so often mentioned “soft” skills not only needed for good management and leadership, but probably the essence of being sustainable success. “Soft” in contrast to “Hard”? Hard skills typically would include quantitative methodologies such as statistical calculations, accounting…

FLIGBY at the CEU Business School

When Developing Managers and Leaders, Have Them Play Games…   It’s one of your first days as a general manager of a small, family-­owned winery in California. Minutes into a meeting with your new executive team, your sales manager insults your tasting room/hospitality manager. Do you continue the meeting as if nothing happened or reprimand…