Archive for March 2019

8 Most Powerful Leadership Lessons from One of The World’s Largest Gatherings of Global Chief Executives

With 2,000 business leaders from 93 countries, YPO hosted one of the world’s largest gatherings of global Chief Executives in Cape Town 6-7 March 2019 for its annual global thought-leadership event, YPO EDGE. This year’s theme: ‘Life of Re_.’ Ravi Naidoo, 2019 YPO EDGE Chair, described the theme perfectly when he urged attendees to live…

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3 CEOs Tell You How to Innovate Your Business

In anticipation of the upcoming YPO Innovation Week in May, three YPO members share some actionable insights for innovating in your organization. From Miguel Calatayud, CEO at Qualitas-Health, comes Innovative Problem Solving — a look at how his company has leveraged existing resources in new ways to resolve problems. Instead of inventing the wheel, Calatayud built…

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Angela Homsi is Creating Impact, Disruption and Scale

The story of Angela Homsi, economic development and impact finance professional and Co-founder of Ignite Power, is one of creating positive impact beyond boundaries —tackling issues ranging from Israeli-Palestinian peace building to creating sustainable impact ecosystems in Africa. “My work is deeply rooted in my early years. As an Egyptian-Lebanese with a Jewish and Christian…

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YPO Recognizes 3 Outstanding Members With Leadership Awards

During the recent 2019 YPO EDGE in Cape Town, South Africa, three YPO members were recognized with the organization’s Leadership Awards.   Hickok Distinguished Service Award YPO’s highest honor, the Hickok Distinguished Service Award, recognizes a YPO member whose commitment and service exemplify the legacy of YPO’s founder, Ray Hickok. YPO presents this award to…

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All in the Family? Not So Fast Says Family Business Expert

Author Randel Carlock explains the balancing act between the bottom line and family. Courage. It’s the most important characteristic of the family business. It takes courage to follow in the footsteps of past generations. Courage to lead and find your voice. And, ultimately, to follow your convictions, when it’s time to leave the business. “Family…

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YPO and theBoardlist Announce Strategic Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, and DALLAS, TX, 19 March 2019 — Today, theBoardlist, a curated talent marketplace that connects female leaders with company board opportunities, and YPO, the premier global leadership organization for chief executives, announced a strategic partnership created to continue to improve gender diversity in the boardroom. Through this unique partnership, YPO members seeking…

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13 Reasons That Will Take Bitcoin Out of the Bear Market

This is a unique point in the history of money. We have achieved a method where a few people can no longer have an overpowering control over currency. The cryptocurrency bear market we’re in is not the first and certainly will not be the last. Yet, many are asking why is bitcoin trading at such a low price and going lower?…

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Empowering African Women Through Business

In 2012, Patricia Nzolantima was selected to join the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a U.S. State Department program aimed at inspiring and supporting African business. It had a major impact on the Kinshasa-based entrepreneur. “2012 is when everything started really,” says Nzolantima, 41. “I met Barack Obama, I met John Kerry, I met Hillary…

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Media Interview the Experts at the 2019 YPO EDGE

Onsite at the 2019 YPO EDGE in Cape Town, South Africa, a number of media outlets interviewed YPO members and speakers to learn from those on the frontlines the latest in their respective industries. Those onsite included CNBC Africa, Forbes.com, Cape Talk, Business Report and Infomonist, Leadership Magazine, Sunday Times and many more. Below are…

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