Time to reset the ‘muscle-memory’: the rise of Nexus Leadership

July 19, 2016 by Six Degree People leave a comment + 6622 comments

If Brexit or the leadership ‘Game of Thrones’ in the UK or US has done anything - it’s brought the (dis)engaged citizen ‘front and centre’. A wake up call for every leader in big business and politics that it’s time for an overhaul of how we view the right leadership to take us forward. We are racing towards more inclusive capitalist economics, but what needs to be understood is that ‘what brought us here, will not get us there’. It’s time for organisational ‘muscle-memory’ to be reset.

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Future Leaders: Cas van Kleef

October 29, 2013 by Ekaterina Dzhalchinova leave a comment + 6940 comments

Cas van Kleef started his career as a journalist researching the world of youth volunteering and development aid across the globe. After graduating from the University of Amsterdam he became Head of Political Affairs at Jonge Democraten, the biggest independent political youth organization in Holland, raising awareness of climate change. In 2013 he joined WakaWaka Foundation as President.

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Future Leaders: Fraser Doherty

October 10, 2013 by Ekaterina Dzhalchinova leave a comment + 5020 comments

Fraser Doherty started selling jams to his neighbours aged 14. Ten years on, he’s one of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs. His company SuperJam now supplies Waitrose, Tesco and ASDA and he is the first non-American to win the Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year award. As part of our new series on Future Leaders, I met with Fraser in London for a chat about leadership, social purpose and jam.What motivated you to set up SuperJam?For me, starting a business isn't about trying to get personally wealthy. But thankfully SuperJam is profitable, which gives me a lot of freedom in how I chose to live my life and run my business! We've sold many millions of jars of SuperJam around the world and that has ...

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