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Leadership Beyond Borders looks at the impact constant change is having on our organizations and how these changes affect the kind of leadership we need to drive long-term success in today’s global economy. We explore the opportunities and challenges diverse and virtual organizations bring and what kind of leadership skills and values are needed today to ensure employee engagement, retention and ultimately great company performance. We talk about everything from gender balance to generational and cultural business values that may impact your position or your organization. We provoke you, and help you think beyond borders! Our guests include international leadership experts from around the globe. If you are in a leadership position or aspire to be in one - regardless if your business is international or local - we will help you become aware of today’s leadership opportunities and challenges and we will make sure you take away something useful for yourself and your business.

Leadership Beyond Borders looks at the impact constant change is having on our organizations and how these changes affect the kind of leadership we need to drive long-term success in today’s global economy. We explore the opportunities and challenges diverse and virtual organizations bring and what kind of leadership skills and values are needed today to ensure employee engagement, retention and ultimately great company performance. We talk about everything from gender balance to generational and cultural business values that may impact your position or your organization. We provoke you, and help you think beyond borders! Our guests include international leadership experts from around the globe. If you are in a leadership position or aspire to be in one - regardless if your business is international or local - we will help you become aware of today’s leadership opportunities and challenges and we will make sure you take away something useful for yourself and your business.

Location:

United States

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Leadership Beyond Borders looks at the impact constant change is having on our organizations and how these changes affect the kind of leadership we need to drive long-term success in today’s global economy. We explore the opportunities and challenges diverse and virtual organizations bring and what kind of leadership skills and values are needed today to ensure employee engagement, retention and ultimately great company performance. We talk about everything from gender balance to generational and cultural business values that may impact your position or your organization. We provoke you, and help you think beyond borders! Our guests include international leadership experts from around the globe. If you are in a leadership position or aspire to be in one - regardless if your business is international or local - we will help you become aware of today’s leadership opportunities and challenges and we will make sure you take away something useful for yourself and your business.

Language:

English


Episodes

Forget time management, instead learn how to value your time!

1/19/2021
Time is the most precious resource we have because once it is gone you can't get it back and many times we only realize this when it is too late. Today we live in such a superficial world, where we often value money much more than time. Being busy is seen as being successful. Our jobs consume us, leaving us very little time to focus on our families and ourselves. When we talk about time management we often focus on how we manage our workflow in the office, but not how we manage our lives. We...

Duration:00:52:16

Cyber Security in the New Norm- Insights from an Ethical Hacker

1/12/2021
The recent announcement of a massive computer breach that allowed hackers to exploit numerous US government agencies left the US government and the world in shock. The hackers attached malware to a software update which gave them access to government networks and private company systems, putting infrastructures, data, operations and priority information at risk. But this is not the only attack we have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. Chris Versace estimates that in the first 100...

Duration:00:55:57

Encore Proper Governance: The Key to High Performing Boards

1/5/2021
Prominent business disasters such as the collapse of Enron and Northern Rock, to such devastating events as the BP Texas City oil refinery explosion, are very often blamed on Company Boards and Governance. But many of these disasters happened in times that were not as turbulent as they are today. A recent report done by Deloitte on the challenges of Boards, states that “The way in which Boards do their work at this time will be a critical factor in an organization’s ability to emerge from...

Duration:00:54:02

The Principles of Good Leadership in a Crisis

12/29/2020
Leaders todays are asking everyone to make sacrifices and if there is one group of people whom you would expect to be provide great examples in a crisis, it would be a leader. , It does not matter if it is the shift manager at McDonald's or the President of a country, we all have certain expectations of leadership and how leaders meet our expectations is critical, especially right now. But to meet our expectations, leaders first need to understand what leadership is about and in confusing...

Duration:00:55:52

The Changing Landscape of Digital Marketing

12/22/2020
As we dive deeper into the virtual world and consumer behavior is more online than offline, digital marketing is becoming more and more important. At the same time, marketing expectations are placing new pressures on agencies and marketers who try to ensure their customers are found among the sea of digital advertising. Marketers are frequently expected to produce online miracles like getting customers ranked on the top search machines or making sure their pop-ups are enticing enough to earn...

Duration:00:55:50

How a Good Memory can be your Greatest Business Asset

12/15/2020
In ancient times the ability to memorize was a considered a magical skill --sometimes even thought of as mystical and it was essential to the passing down of stories, legends, history, and taboos and laws. It was used as a basis for social and economic development. Today, the Internet seems to be making memorization irrelevant. What we don’t remember, we look up. Many schools have also generally abandoned requiring students to memorize poems, famous speeches, math tables, and all sorts of...

Duration:00:54:15

AI in Healthcare and Medicine-How Safe and Secure is it?

12/8/2020
COVID-19 has impacted our healthcare systems, in both positive and negative ways. The challenging strain we have felt on our healthcare infrastructure has very often masked the positive impacts the pandemic has had on medical technology advancements, and artificial intelligence has moved to the forefront. The application of AI across healthcare networks and in medical devices is helping us improve systems that perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. It is giving us the bandwidth...

Duration:00:52:07

The new consumer-How SMB's, Retail and Brands are responding

12/1/2020
COVID will be remembered as a time of tremendous upheaval and change. One that extends across industries and economies, as well as social and political structures and the impact, will be felt for at least a decade if not a generation or more. COVID has changed how we communicate, how we behave and also how we consume. If you have to point to one phenomenon that characterizes the COVID-consumer experience, it’s e-commerce. Online shopping grew in the US and Europe by triple digits during the...

Duration:00:53:59

Privacy Legislation in the midst of the Pandemic-What's next?

11/24/2020
As the Coronavirus Escalates we are being asked to download tracking and tracking apps, fill out papers with personal information and supply our data to multiple organizations. At the same time, we are seeing a surge e-commerce. We are buying more online which ultimately leaves it easier for companies to target us online. In general, our personal data is in more places today than it was before the pandemic, while cybercrime has ramped up amid this crisis. Working from home, multiple...

Duration:00:52:51

Reinventing Masculinity-Why we should be talking with men!

11/17/2020
Over the last months we have sometimes witnessed the clashes of values and beliefs and many of them have revolved around our views concerning gender and roles. I heard an interview from a US voter, who clearly said that women do not belong in the White House, while at the same time political discussions concerning wage equality, the validity Roe vs Wade and many other gender issues are always in the media. But it seems that most of the discussions revolve around women, leaving the question,...

Duration:00:54:23

Encore Learning to Negotiate with Ease

11/10/2020
Business has certainly changed, today we are facing new challenge and new opportunities but even in the midst of this crisis business and negotiations must go on. We are operating in highly unusual and disrupted commercial environment today, therefore even the location of negotiations has changed, they may not be happening in the board room today but on virtual platforms. But no matter where discussions and negotiations are taking place and under what conditions and what altered business...

Duration:00:52:49

Encore-Quick Responses can Help You Win in a Crisis

11/3/2020
As we move into another period of lockdown, we would like revisit some of the observations we made in the beginning of the year when we first faced the unseen enemy of the pandemic. Revisiting what we predicted in April can help us reflect on what has become the new norm and what we may have not yet implemented because--- lets be honest--- it was hard to change all practices and processes at once. In March, time-strapped, and under tremendous pressure we were forced to re-evaluate practices...

Duration:00:51:38

Entrepreneurship: The story of one of America's favorite brands- Dunkin’ Donuts

10/27/2020
Growing up, it was a Sunday tradition that my Dad would get up in the morning and go get a dozen Dunkin’ Donuts . We could each pick one kind for ourselves, and the rest was a surprise mix. My brother always took the Jelly Stick ( with the illusion it was bigger ), my mother the chocolate glazed, and I always picked the mysterious Butternut. Back then, I thought Dunkin’ Donuts was a neighborhood shop, our local donut shop, because the brand blended so well into our neighborhood. It was years...

Duration:00:52:09

How COVID and e-commerce are changing our traditional holiday shopping patterns

10/20/2020
Holiday parties, mistletoe, lighting the Menorah, 3 King Celebrations, children sitting on Santa’s Lap or just meeting a group of friends in the pub for a pint are memories of holidays past as we adjust to 2020’s new reality. Typically, December is a time of traditions, and part of its charm is knowing what’s coming every year, but this year will be different. The torrent of shoppers in the run-up to the Holidays has been around as long as Holiday Glitter, but many long-standing traditions,...

Duration:00:51:27

How to increase your companies revenue in 90 days!

10/6/2020
Companies today should have plans to grow their businesses while increasing sales and profits, but there is more than one way to do this. Some growth strategies include market penetration, market development, product development, diversification and even acquisitions. But all of these strategies require a full understanding of how a business is currently performing and then identifying the right strategy to move forward. This is because a growth strategy involves more than simply envisioning...

Duration:00:51:21

Sales- The Art of Prospecting Successfully

9/29/2020
All business planning begins and ends with the sales forecast, and sales is a hard job. Not too many Years ago prospective buyers had limited access to buyer-related information and relied on salespeople to provide the information they needed. And then the world changed, buyers became more empowered. All of a sudden buyers became digitally savvy and had access to a wealth of information. A lot of them actually tried to avoid interacting with a salesperson, until absolutely necessary. And...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship-Part II The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Journey

9/22/2020
If you walk into a room with ten people and two of them are entrepreneurs, how would you recognize the two on sight? You probably would not until you started a conversation with them. Once in a conversation, you may recognize certain traits or a certain mindset often associated with entrepreneurs, but this does not mean that those two entrepreneurs are alike. Not all entrepreneurs follow the same path to get to where they are. In part I of this series we discussed how innovation is a...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship- Part I Fostering Innovation

9/15/2020
In December 2019 at the onset of COVID-19, we saw a wide array of responses form businesses and entrepreneurs. Many businesses moved their activities online while entrepreneurs sought out new opportunities in the crisis. But the one thing we did see was innovation. German Breweries started making hand sanitizers and tech companies developed tracking and tracing apps. Essentially innovation blossomed in light of the crisis. This episode is Part I of a 2-Part series that explores innovation...

Encore What will the Post-Pandemic World look like?

9/8/2020
More now than ever we require a future perspective, which can take our discussions beyond current issues such as lockdown policies, social distancing, increasing and decreasing COVID-19 numbers, getting children back to school and everything else that occupies our minds daily. Individuals, leaders, and organizations must have a vision of what kind of world we will be facing - a month from now and or even in the next decade. In this episode, we explore the visions of some great minds. We ask...

Duration:00:57:29

Encore Local Search, The "Near Me" Experience takes on a Whole New Meaning

9/1/2020
Local Search is about ‘near me’ searches that were incredibly popular and based on intent, proximity, location optimization and relevance, the searcher was getting what they wanted in a very local sense. Given the recent restriction of offline movement, one could ask how this has affected Local Search? It would be natural to assume that it has dramatically fallen or even evaporated. Yet that’s not the case. As footfall has declined for most local retailers and other merchants, online visits...

Duration:00:52:54