Archive for April 2019

On the Radio and Social Media — Middle Eastern Women are Changing the Landscape of Gender Roles and Relations

Every year, YPO recognizes a handful of its most inspiring members with a Social Enterprise Network (SEN) Sustainability Award — an honor given to those fostering positive social change on both local and global levels. Yann Borgstedt, Founder The Womanity Foundation © Meinrad Schade / Anzenberger This year’s winner of the SEN Sustainability Award for…

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16 Tips for Giving and Receiving Feedback as a Leader

The advice to “know thyself” is often found in business books and articles. In the workplace, one of the most effective areas to develop knowing thyself is in the giving and receiving of feedback. Leaders need to recognize how well they do this. Are they known for criticizing more than praising? Are they known as…

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4 Keys to Succeeding in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

When an industry is about to go through transformation, there’s an opportunity to be the first to spot the change and take advantage of that understanding, according to Mia de Kuijper of Salesforce, speaking at 2019 YPO EDGE in Cape Town, South Africa. We are in the throes of change right now — the Fourth…

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Why Business Succession Plans Fail and How to Beat the Odds

As a business leader, you face countless challenges in keeping your business running. You are well-armed and experienced for most of these challenges, however, one challenge many find particularly daunting is the succession of a business. The transition can include the transfer to a family member, to a key employee or a sale to a…

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Is the Next Recession on Its Way? – An Economics Overview for 2019

The question is not if a recession is coming but when. According to CEO of Mauldin Economics John Mauldin, the Global Recession Probability Model, an indicator from Ned Davis Research, shows that after one of the largest economic expansions in history, it’s time for a recession. Since economists aren’t able to identify recessions in real…

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How To Foster Innovation in Your Business: Tips from Senior Executives

Most chief executives would say they want to see innovation flourish within their business, yet many struggle with how to make it part of the culture. The following YPO For Presidents By Presidents videos are concise (less than five minutes) and filled with key tips from senior executives about implementing, executing and fostering innovation within…

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How to Increase Your Board Diversity And Why it Matters

Considering the tight link between board diversity, better decision-making and higher performance, it only makes sense for companies to seek more diversity for their top leadership. According to theBoardlist Index, more than 92 percent of board seats are held by men. “There has been so much talk lately about board diversity,” says YPO’s Diversity and…

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Great Leaders Only Serve Their Teams

YPO member Mark Bilton, Managing Director of Thought Patrol, shares his thoughts with Entrepreneur Asia Pacific on how to reframe leadership and humanize the workplace. Read full article. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader, CEO, spouse, parent, and global citizen? Of course, you do. Check out…

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Impact of U.S.-China Trade War

YPO member Stanley Szeto, CEO of Lever Style, discusses the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on his business and other economies such as Vietnam and Brazil with CNBC Asia. He also talks about the upside for e-commerce, especially for Hong Kong-based firms. View video. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you…

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This cheap, 700-year old solution could change billions of lives

YPO member James Chen, CEO of Clearly, writes an article for the World Economic Forum discussing how businesses are setting the pace for technological change and social innovation. One of the ways to do so, Chen says, is by finding and catalysing a solution towards improving vision, which would have dramatic repercussions for a country’s…

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