Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman articulates why individuals and companies who do not take intelligent risks will eventually marginalize themselves over time. Hoffman also describes the importance of holding and testing contrarian views.
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The speaker talks perceiving and negotiating the "power gap" in different ways in order to engage an increasingly diverse workforce. The concept reminds me of Hofstede's power distance cultural dimension. The video could be used as a the basis for discussion on management and leadership styles though more concrete examples would have been helpful.
Fiorina explains that leadership is about three things: capability, collaboration and character. She stresses the importance of capability, which is about asking questions and listening to answers. It is also about celebrating new ideas and taking initiative to try new things. She insists that a continuous learning process is important to strengthen an entrepreneur's capability.
Useful resource to introduce the topic of leadership from successful CEO Carly Fiorina.
I recently attended a wonderful presentation by Jamie Keddie outlining his idea of Video Telling . It was very interesting to hear his description (and demon…
An interesting introduction on the Jamie Keddie's 'Video telling' technique followed by lots of video based lesson ideas. Mostly for general English but some that are of interest for the business English classroom - either bricks & mortar or virtual.