Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries
Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries is the Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change at INSEAD and the Raoul de Vitry d’Avaucourt Chaired Professor of Leadership Development, Emeritus. He is the Programme Director of The Challenge of Leadership, one of INSEAD’s top Executive Education programmes.
Mentor or Martyr? Beware the Rescuer Trap
First Know Yourself, Then Your Team
Understanding how an organisation works is not enough. To be truly effective, a leader must understand the unconscious motivations of people around them. Human beings are complex, and often paradoxical. It takes careful attention to liberate and inspire the people at your workplace. Click to read more!
Addressing Digital Addiction
We spend so much time of our daily life being on devices and technology. Little do we realise how much influence these things are interfering with our health and overall wellbeing. In worse cases, health problems arise. Continue reading to find balance from digital dependence!
Blinded by Belief
Who are denialists? What blinds and compels them to stick to specific belief systems? Did you know, denialists can have very devastating effects on office politics and productivity? That being so, how do you convince someone they are making decisions based on misguided logic? Read more to explore!
How to Tame a Belligerent Colleague
There are people who enjoy arguing for the sake of argument and thrive on drama and conflict. Personality types come in variation. Quarrelsome people come with their combative behaviour in an amalgamation of antisocial (psychopathic), borderline, narcissistic, and histrionic personalities. Continue reading to understand more about them and learn how to build healthy relationships for a better working experience!
Leadership Lessons From the Brothers Grimm
Fairy tales puts forward basic existential questions for most children - like who am I, what is the good life, where do I belong. Through fairy tales, they learn to navigate reality and survive in a world full of ambiguities. However, they do not stop there. Fairy tales, in addition also provide good, valuable leadership lessons for today's executives and leaders!
Evolving Leadership in the Digital Age
Today's businesses face additional complications of rapidly changing technology, virtual working teams separated by cultural and geographical boundaries, and the difficulties of making decisions when faced with an overloaded amount of information. It takes leaders who have the emotional intelligence to create real meanings and have the capability to inspire and empower their people to get things done. Continue reading to find out more about the leadership we need today to stay relevant.