The Importance of Conversations

Issue 15

Relationships are fostered by a range of factors but communication is an essential one. While that can mean the tone of your emails, both received and sent, it is much more about the conversations you have with those you interact with on a regular and irregular basis. Very few of us ever stop to think about the phrasing and impact of our informal conversations – in this issue we take a deeper dive into how conversations shape our performance.

Key Articles

Excellence in Positive Business

Roddy Millar

A conversation with Alison Blake-Davis, Dean of the Stephen M Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

The Strategic Importance of Conversations

Dik Veenman & David Cannon

The three key factors that conspire to makesimple conversation difficult in a business environment

Inclusive Leadership

Cora Lynn Heimer Rathbone

Aligning the Different


Excellence in Positive Business

Awakening Millennial Leadership in India

Inclusive Leadership

A View from the Trees


The Strategic Importance of Conversations

Converaations that Drive Up Performance

Extending the Impact of Coaching in Organizations

Nomadic Learning

Leadership Journeys – Kumar Birla


Polishing Poland’s Brightest Innovators at Haas/Berkeley


An Executive Development Journey to Vietnam


Leadership PQ: Political Intelligence Sets Successful Leaders Apart – Gerry Reffo & Valerie Wark

Left Brain Right Stuff: How Leaders Make Winning Decisions – Phil Rosenzweig

Tackling Complexity: A Systematic Approach for Decision Makers – Gilbert Probst & Andre M Bassi

Everything Connects- Faisal Hoque & Drake Baer


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