September 14, 2014

The meaning of “The Management Shift” book cover

As I approached the end of the process of writing The Management Shift, and started getting fantastic endorsements and advice that the book has the potential to be a bestseller, I realised that special attention needed to be applied to the book cover. I spent a few weeks carrying out […]
September 16, 2014

The Management Shift – Press Release

The Management Shift – How to Harness the Power of People and Transform Your Organization for Sustainable Success By Vlatka Hlupic (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) In business management, there is a problem. There is also an historic opportunity. And now, there is a major breakthrough. The problem is that our conventional […]
September 17, 2014

A transformational shift

If you describe an organization run by enlightened leaders, it can sound utopian. Emotionally intelligent, strategic people managers encourage teamwork and the development of skills; teams work with passion to a sense of common purpose, enhancing the quality of life of each other and the customers they serve. What I […]
October 8, 2014

Anita’s way: leading at Level 4

One of the most popular bloggers in Norway is also one of the country’s most outstanding business leaders, Anita Krohn Traaseth, head of Innovation Norway and, until recently, head of Hewlett Packard Norway. I had the privilege to meet her in London recently at her book launch, and was so […]
October 15, 2014

Financial returns from Level 4 emergent leadership

Does an empowering leadership style, aimed at getting the best out of all the people employed, get the best business returns? In many ways, it is an illogical question to ask. It makes perfect sense that engaging people across the organisation with strong leadership is always going to create the […]
November 6, 2014

Ripples of hope

  Does your manager treat you as a valued human being, with skills, a career and aspirations? Or does he or she just ask you to meet deadlines, offering criticism twice a year at an appraisal? Despite all the research over the years showing the benefits of engaged employees and […]