Linguistic skills are generally considered to be the most important soft power that leaders should possess.
Itay Talgam explores organisational behaviour and inspired leadership through the prism of the symphony orchestra and asks: what can the baton teach business about communicating leadership?
Interview by David Phillips
Find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed and, just for a few minutes, think about how you would describe your leadership style. Dig deeper... ask yourself what type of leader do want to be?
“The difference between mere management and true leadership is communication.”
Perhaps when you started working in communications, you had a degree in communications or media and journalism in your pocket, and your first job was for a company with offices where every employee had a laptop and screen, your email address was a
Picture the scene. It is 20 January 2015, on the eve of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
More than 20 years have passed since Swedish communications technology giant Ericsson realised the value of having those responsible for the company’s communications present at the executive table.