Leadership Insights

Hold Still, This Might Hurt: Tough Conversations in the Workplace

By YPO Member Michael Cohen, COO of Whistle Sports There are some conversations in life that are just more difficult than others. They’re awkward, a bit embarrassing and simply put, they make you uncomfortable. Whether it’s with your partner, your boss or even unruly team members, there comes a time when inevitably you find yourself elbow deep…

How to Apply Clarity at Every Level

How do you ensure your vision is implemented throughout your company? YPO member Brad Deutser, founder and CEO of Deutser,  recently published the book “Leading Clarity.” He shares with Inc.com his advice on how to lead your team to your vision. Read article. The post How to Apply Clarity at Every Level appeared first on YPO. ^Share this…

The Magic of Clarity to the Changing Business Hierarchy

By YPO member Brad Deutser There are things early in each of our careers that leave an indelible mark. For me, shoveling elephant manure in the back of people’s trucks accompanied by a speech, “If your spinach is spotty, if your carrots are corroded, then we have the world’s best fertilizer …,” was definitely one…

Cryptocurrency: What Leaders Need To Know

It’s disruptive, volatile and potentially lucrative. Gain a better understanding of cryptocurrency, how it works and what it means for businesses from YPO members Herve Larren, Zoe Cunningham and Yoni Assia. The post Cryptocurrency: What Leaders Need To Know appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to…

Everyone Can Become Extraordinary

YPO member Mina Guli is planning to run an incredible 100 marathons in 100 days but says she would run 10 times as many marathons to raise awareness of the world’s water crisis. Guli has been recognized by UBS, YPO’s Strategic Partner – Wealth Management, as one of their Global Visionaries for her work raising…

The New Driving Manual

Chances are, at some point in your life you have had to park a car and that in so doing, you were forced to circle the block in search of a spot; drive one block over and circle that block; drove so far and in so many circles that you could have driven all the…

Preparing for the Second Half

In the first half of 2018, global stocks managed to grind higher with upward pressure from strong economic growth and earnings winning out over a host of political and economic concerns. Risks, notably from heightened trade tensions, will remain in the second half of the year, as well as worries about Eurozone growth slowing after…

Seven YPO Companies Named to CNBC’s Disruptors 50 List for 2018

From e-commerce to cybersecurity and Bangalore to Santa Barbara, seven game-changing YPO member companies were recognized on CNBC’s sixth-annual Disruptors 50 List. The list highlights private companies in a variety of industries whose innovations are changing the world. No. 13: Payoneer – Yuval Tal, FounderPayoneer, founded by Yuval Tal in 2005, empowers global commerce with…

Does the Speed of Change Blur or Sharpen Your Focus?

Agility and responsiveness are helping middle-market leaders seize new growth opportunities, EY Growth Barometer 2018 reveals. Growing global business confidence is the dominant theme underlying the 2018 EY Growth Barometer survey results. Middle-market company leaders are planning for higher revenues, creating more full-time jobs and racing to embrace disruptive technologies like AI. Industry convergence, regulation…

The Breath of Life

Harjit Gill’s lifesaving technology disrupts a major industry and earns her the 2018 YPO Global Innovation Award By the year 2020, respiratory disease will be the third largest killer in the world, affecting close to 3 billion people and costing the health care industry USD150 billion. The two largest culprits — asthma and chronic obstructive…

Healthwise Welcome Flyer

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Change Is on the Horizon For Residential Real Estate Industry

Known to be conservative in its business practices, residential real estate has been feeling the inevitable and more urgent effects of digital information technology on how properties are traded, used and operated. As an entrepreneur at the forefront of this new wave of innovation, YPO member Clelia Peters recognizes how disruption of the industry is…

How the Past Shapes Our Future

If culture is understood to be the accumulation and preservation of history, the Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Richard Armstrong, believes that what we choose to save – and what we allow to be lost – is incredibly revealing. Through in-depth collaboration with artists, curators, and cultural organizations from South and Southeast Asia,…

The Road to Cashless Societies

The shift to cashless is challenging cash’s reign as the dominant medium of exchange as people increasingly replace their wallets with smartphones. UBS CIO’s “Shifting Asia” thought leadership series takes on the major trends shaping Asian markets and how they could impact investors over the next five to 10 years. UBS is YPO’s Global Strategic Partner — Wealth Management.…

Cost of Living in Cities Around the World

In the 17th edition of the Prices and Earnings 2018 report (now offered with a mobile-friendly user experience), UBS analyzed 77 cities in 63 countries to find out three things: Which city is the most expensive on the planet? Where do people earn the most? And, where does your money takes you furthest? UBS concludes…

How to Strengthen Your Conversational Intelligence

By Mim Harrison “I felt this chemistry between us.” If you’ve ever expressed this sentiment (or its opposite), you already have an idea of how conversational intelligence works. It is, quite literally, the chemistry of conversation, and the chemistry behind trust. Conversational intelligence is a neuroscience-based approach to more successful interaction that all of us can…

YNG+ European Leadership University Newsletter

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Leading Differently For Today’s Workforce

By YPO member Russell P. Reeder  Today, it makes no difference if you have a mobile and remote workforce or an office-based workforce. the employees back into the office. Marissa Mayer famously did this as she worked to right the ship at Yahoo!. The goal of bringing everyone back into the office is to create a…

Ensure You Stay Ahead of Your Own Organization

Leaders who fail to increase their sophistication as their company grows are in peril of being left behind. Many leaders have had that moment when they realize they are no longer leading the charge but are instead watching their business surge ahead of them. This is what YPO Member John Hillen  and Mark D. Nevins, co-authors…

Investing and Football: 2018 World Cup in Russia

  Russia is hosting this year’s World Cup which began on 14 June with a whistle blown at Luznhiki Stadium in Moscow. Unfortunately, Russia has been in focus in recent months not only because of the upcoming festivities, but also due to its deteriorating relations with the West. This includes the introduction of additional sanctions…

YPO Junior Leadership University, Melbourne Timetable

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Telling authentic African stories the African way

CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga spoke to YPO Innovation Week – Africa Ignite 2018 speaker Rob Burnet, a two-times Emmy Award-winning media producer based in Kenya. The post Telling authentic African stories the African way appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader, CEO,…

Kenya leads the way in technological innovation

CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga spoke to YPO Innovation Week – Africa Ignite 2018 speaker Erik Hersman, an entrepreneur and technologist who co-founded Ushahidi, BRCK and iHub. The post Kenya leads the way in technological innovation appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader,…

Kenyan startup offers solutions to boost farmers’ productivity

CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga spoke to YPO Innovation Week – Africa Ignite 2018 speaker Samir Ibrahim, CEO, and Co-founder of Sun Culture. The post Kenyan startup offers solutions to boost farmers’ productivity appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader, CEO, spouse, parent,…

Kenyan start-up OkHi set to expand its operations

CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga spoke to YPO Innovation Week – Africa Ignite 2018 speaker Timbo Drayson, Co-founder, and CEO. The post Kenyan start-up OkHi set to expand its operations appeared first on YPO. ^Share this link with your friends and colleagues^ Do you want to be a better leader, CEO, spouse, parent, and global citizen?…

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