Here Steven talks to Kenneth Mikkelsen, author of The Neo-Generalist with Richard Martin, a 2016 book that challenges head-on society's fascination with hyper-specialism and labelling. Neo-Generalists, according to Kenneth "live in more than one world" with the conversation covering mental agility, life-wide learning, the education system, the discomfort of being a Neo-Generalist, and how they may play an ever more important role in the future of work.
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The next instalment in our LAB conversations video interview series sees Head Coach Julie Cook talking to Operations Director Pamela McKillop about customer excellence, employee care, dance and design.
In the second of our LAB conversations video series Julie talks to founder and CEO Steven. They talk about Steven's background, The LAB's approach to executive health, design thinking, athletics and much more.
Originally published on the Senior Leaders and Executives Blog of the Association for Talent Development here we discuss how design thinking may help to create more human workplaces.
Design Your Life: Using design thinking to improve executive health and performance, 6th December 2016
Based on the Sustaining Executive Performance (SEP) model which has been delivered on over 100 different open and custom programs at IESE the past 5 years we first establish the business case for improved health in the organization. We will then discuss present work on how design thinking may be used to lock-in behaviour change and better lead teams to be healthier and higher performing.
This week Solar Impulse has become the first solar-powered plane to fly around the world. Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are the pilots and pioneers who have followed in the footsteps of legendary high-flyers Lindhberg, Kingsford Smith, and Earhart. I’m delighted to share some of their physical and mental preparation strategies in the following exclusive.
Even though shadowing aims to discover all kinds of needs, its strengths lie in anticipating people’s subconscious and future needs
Day-to-day business is mostly characterized by a close up view of many problems, and in many ways attendance at Universitas (through actions such as deep observation and reflection) allows distance from a situation, or getting on the balcony.
Environmental design is the first piece of the puzzle for sustainable change. Without employing a new Architect to build a brand-new office space or the even more drastic choice of finding new friends, simple design choices will help drive a healthier you, and a higher performing organization.