This time our biweekly Leader’s Digest newsletter focuses on all things leadership through insights by masterminds like John Maxwell, Carla Harris, Simon Sinek, and more.
Top Content Picks
💡 Article: “Leaders develop daily, not in a day”, says John C. Maxwell. Get empowered by 10 leadership quotes from our past top speakers.
📖 Article: Especially during uncertain times, leaders need to be visible, transparent, and empathetic, argues Carla Harris, the Managing Director at Morgan Stanley.
🎧 Podcast: Simon Sinek advises you to implement your purpose through 3 steps: 1) focus on people first, 2) have the courage to do the right thing, and 3) embrace the infinite mindset.
🤝 Article: Business highlights from November included cooperation news as DoorDash joins forces with Wolt and Siemens partners with Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation.
Opportunity to Step Up
As the uncertainty around the pandemic continues, we wanted to remind you about an important tool to prepare for the future: scenario planning.
Back in March 2020, we sat down with Risto Siilasmaa, the founder of F-Secure Corporation and the former CEO and chairman of Nokia, to discuss the topic. During the webinar, Risto shared the 6 most important steps in scenario planning and also a few tips on how to succeed in it.
To step up your scenario planning game, watch the webinar recording or read our summary of Risto’s insights.
Recommended Source for New Ideas
How to effectively spend an hour to become a better leader? We suggest to take your notebook and pen, and watch these inspirational TED talks:
- The difference between winning and succeeding by John Wooden
- A guide to collaborative leadership by Lorna Davis
- Why the secret to success is setting the right goals by John Doerr
- Why good leaders make you feel safe by Simon Sinek
- How to build (and rebuild) trust by Frances Frei
Stop and Think
“No enduring great company can depend on a single leader. All leaders eventually go away, but great companies can endure.” – Jim Collins