“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…

Value-based Leadership

To be an effective manager/leader is undeniably complex. One must simultaneously perform well in multiple dimensions and reconcile contradictory issues: the urgent with the important, quantity with quality, operational with strategic decisions, the short-run with the long-run, and so on. However, beyond these important dilemmas lies one incontrovertible fact: today, effective leadership depends not just…

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…