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…

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…