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— Bader Al-Kharafi, Vice-Chairman and CEO, Zain Group

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Recent Blog Posts

Influencing with Integrity is in His Blood

I'm pro-influence and anti-manipulation. If you are, too, your heart will warm as you read the story of 26-year old Tyler Schultz. Tyler voiced his concerns about troubling practices at blood-testing start-up Theranos. So far, it has cost him (and his parents)...

Whacking the CEO: The Bold New Moves Between the C-Suite and the Board

The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable “we’re moving in a different direction” script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn’t give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby “he’s stepping...

What Leaders Can Learn from Muhammad Ali’s Presence

He was perhaps the most famous human being on the planet. As the tributes poured in following Muhammad Ali’s death, it became clear that the boxing ring didn’t define him. Not even Parkinson’s disease, which slowly robbed him of his speech and mobility, could contain...

What You Can Learn from the Presence of Prince

You only need to scroll through photos of iconic buildings bathed in purple in the days following Price's death to see evidence of his presence. From the Eiffel Tower to the Superdome, the world glowed his signature color. As we ponder his death amid the outpouring of...

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