In Conversation With...
A podcast series from INSEAD Executive Education
Uncovering the power of creative thinking
What is creative thinking? Are we all born creative thinkers and is it a skill that can be honed over time with practice? With creative thinking fast becoming a sought after skill in the workplace, how can it be used in an organisational sense? If so, how, why and to what end? In this episode I am joined by Professor Manuel Sosa and together we explore just what we mean by creative thinking and why it matters. To learn more about INSEAD's Design Thinking and Creativity for Business programme, click here.
Engaging in sustainability and creating a strategic opportunity
In this episode, Professor Karel Cool explains why engaging in sustainability matters for organisations. Why they should do it, how they can do it and the strategic opportunity it presents. Want to learn more on the topic? Have a look at the INSEAD Business Sustainability Programme
Exploring INSEAD’s Executive Master in Change with participant, Jonathan Yeo
Hear from participant, Jonathan Yeo, about what makes INSEAD's Executive Master in Change a truly transformational experience. To learn more about the programme, click here: https://www.insead.edu/master-programmes/executive-master-change And to learn more about Jonathan's work, click here: https://www.thepotential.space/
The evolving Board role and the importance of education
In this episode we hear from Steen Buchreitz Jensen, CEO of the Scandinavian Executive Institute, an organisation that has for a long time partnered with INSEAD for governance education. He explains what he thinks sets Scandinavian Boards apart and why Board education matters and how INSEAD fits into this.
How coaching can shed light on your leadership
"We're not here to fix you because you're not broken. What we're here to do is help you know you better so you can bring your best self to whatever it is you want to do." In this episode we're with Mary Carey, Regional Director for the Americas at INSEAD Executive Education. We speak about the importance of coaching for your leadership development.
Curiosity and the case for lifelong learning
"Upskilling is not so much about the destination, as it is about the journey. And hence, it’s always going to be a lifelong learning concept, because it’s never about the job you are doing today; It’s always going to be about the job you will do in the future." Dean of Executive Education, Professor Sameer Hasija, shares his thoughts on the importance of lifelong learning and why having a curious mindset is key.
Certificates and the importance of lifelong learning
In this episode, we talk with Andreas Beisswenger, holder of the INSEAD Online Certificates: Leading in a Transforming World and Founder and CEO of Simblexify. We speak about his journey to obtaining the Certificate and his passion for lifelong learning.
Confidence Inspiring Director Education
"Life is about people. You can't split what you do professionally and who you are personally. The International Directors Programme gave me a new perspective in my daily work. I learnt a lot of what I search for in people. It enriched me with a wide network of highly engaged people and you create deeply personal connections."Hagen Schweinitz, Board Search and Governance Advisory Consultant and Aline Eibl, Entrepreneur and Advisor, share their experience of the International Directors Programme and how the role of Boards is changing.
Shedding light on yourself with executive coaching at INSEAD
“Lifelong learning is like reading a book. It’s not about reading the book or telling people the content of the book. It’s who you become after reading the book." Virtual executive coaching participant, Samia Elfekih, Research Scientist at CSIRO Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness, shares her passions in life with us. Her passion for business, entrepreneurship; For learning and upskilling. She also shares how she came to enrol on virtual executive coaching at INSEAD, its impact on her and the journey she has been on since.
Exploring the hidden levers of leadership Part 2
In part two of our podcast with Professor Andy Yap, we continue to explore hidden levers of leadership that play an integral, and often unconscious, role in inspiring confidence in others, gaining trust and drawing people in.
Exploring the hidden levers of leadership
In this episode we explore the hidden levers of leadership; The levers that play an integral, and often unconscious, role in inspiring confidence in others, gaining trust and drawing people in.
Diving into Corporate Venturing Part 2
In the second part of this 2 part episode, we look at how corporates can go about selecting the right start-up partner and the skills needed to build a successful corporate venturing unit.
Diving into Corporate Venturing (part 1)
In the first part of this 2 part episode, we dive into the world of corporate venturing - from what corporate venturing is to how corporates and start-ups and partner - and much more.
The Future of Executive Education in a Disrupted World
In this episode, Professor of Technology and Operations Management and Dean of Executive Education, Sameer Hasija, lays out his hopes for the future of executive education in a disrupted world and the role business schools can, and should, play in this new environment.