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The Sustainable Design Opportunity is Now

Let’s look at the workplace through a new prism and recognise that each business, no matter how small, has a chance to not only make a significant reduction in their carbon footprint but also to create an improved workplace experience for all.

A Human Approach to Leadership

It’s taken a virus to knock us out of our complacency and force us to rethink many assumptions that govern the world of work. COVID-19 has accelerated the rate of social and economic change and leaders cannot afford to be left behind.

Connecting Leadership: Needed Now more than Ever

During a recent, very well attended WebTalks session, Frans Wilms considered different aspects of connecting leadership to answer the pressing question “how can we lead in peace with enough space and without losing direction or results?”.

Leading through Today’s Confluence of Crises

COVID-19 started off as a health crisis but has since morphed into a confluence of crises. The challenge for leaders and organisations is how this confluence could disrupt their business and then chart their blueprint for renewal and transformation.

How Leadership is Learned and Developed

What is leadership? Who is a leader? Do you consider yourself a leader? Leadership lecturer and researcher Sonja Zaar shares some of the outcomes of a recent study exploring ideas around leadership and how they influence leadership identity.

Women Taking a Stand to Move Up Managerial Chain

Gender pay disparities have been a long-time concern, but as female empowerment inspires a generation, who are the people that are shaping the businesses of the future? We delve into three areas of society that women are transforming.

Learning to Lead with Authenticity

What makes a good leader? To really understand the essential qualities of leadership and how you can become a better leader, you need to do more than talk about it. You have to start at the very beginning, with yourself.

To Lead When Everything Seems Unpredictable

In a time of crisis when everything seems unpredictable, people easily turn to those that they trust to guide them to a better and more stable future. This webinar provides guidelines to prevent the creation of an illusion of control.

What if it All Started with Me?

In February 2020, Star Lectures took place in 14 different cities in 5 countries. UMIO’s director Mariëlle Heijltjes was responsible for the Star Lecture in Düsseldorf titled ‘The human leader: what if it all started with me?’.