Looking for Opportunity in the Midst of Crisis

As the global pandemic forces countries into continued lockdown and entire industries into crisis management, IMD’s survey reveals the range and scale of organizational and personal challenges it has unleashed across the workforce.

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Don’t Waste a Good Crisis

When you are in the midst of a major crisis – and the current situation with the Coronavirus certainly qualifies – the natural tendency is to get consumed with assessing the situation, developing response plans and mobilizing your organization to…

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Genesis Visits UNDP on Tour of Denmark Hosted by HBR Press

As part of a series of events organized by Tatarklubben, the Harvard Business Review Press affiliate in Denmark, Genesis co-founder Michael Watkins was invited to give a presentation about leadership transitions, based on his globally recognized…

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How Insider CEO's Succeed

In their Harvard Business Review article "How Insider CEOs

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Do You Have What it Takes to Kill the Project You Love?

Innovation, according to the economist Joseph Schumpeter, is all about "creative destruction." He was referring to the process through which new innovations (the creative part) displace established ways of doing things (the destruction part) and…

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Michael Watkins Ranked Among Most Influential Management Thinkers Globally

November 26, 2019

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10 Attributes of Culture That Make It So Difficult to Change

While there is universal agreement that organizational culture plays a crucial role in shaping organizations, there is little consensus on what it actually is, never mind how it influences performance and, crucially, how leaders can change it.

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How to Fast Track New Leader Success and Know When It's Time to Help

In his recent article for the US Chamber of Commerce, Genesis Cofounder Michael Watkins talks about the importance of effectively integrating a new hire into a leadership team to avoid destabilising that team at potentially significant cost to…

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When is Teamwork Really Necessary?

When leaders take new roles, they typically inherit someone else's team and need to assess, reshape, align, and accelerate it. Michael Watkins outlines the steps newly appointed leaders need to take to align effectively with their teams and to…

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An Interview with Harvard Business Review Press Executive Editor

In our recent Power Onboarding Webinar, Michael Watkins and Harvard Business Review Press Executive Editor Jeff Kehoe shared their insights and discussed eight career challenges outlined in the newly updated edition of Master Your Next Move: The…

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