The Leadership Mindset: Disciplined Collaboration, Followership and Purpose

What makes a successful leader? Is there a secret formula for outstanding leadership above and beyond natural charisma? This is one of the golden questions that every HR manager and business owner wants to know. In fact, countless books and articles have been written on the subject. Emmanuel Gobillot is a leading author and speaker on the fundamentals of effective leadership and in this interview with Mark Bidwell he shares key insights about cultivating the leader's mindset.

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Emmanuel Gobillot has been described as ‘the first leadership guru for the Myspace generation’ and ‘the freshest voice in leadership today’. Emmanuel has worked with organisations ranging from Astra Zeneca to Zurich Financial Services via Google and the United Nations. For over 15 years, his interventions have focused on creating the capability in organisations to deliver results through world-class leadership.
One of Europe’s most sought after leadership speakers, he is the author of Kogan Page’s UK and US bestseller ‘The Connected Leader’, ‘Leadershift’, and ‘Follow the Leader’. His books have established him as one of the foremost thinkers on new leadership models.

Mark Bidwell has extensive experience catalyzing and driving change in a variety of marketing and leadership roles at market-leading companies such as BP Oil, The Hay Group, and Syngenta, where I lhe the creation and development of a $2bn Specialty Crops business unit. Mark’s initial exposure to disruptive innovation involved launching London’s first home-delivery supermarket, followed by introducing the first web-based consulting product to European clients in 1995, which formed the basis of a business that today generates revenues approaching $150m.

Through the innovation ecosystem show, Mark and Co-founder Roddy Millar bring you key insights, fresh perspectives, and proven tools you can use straight away to make you more successful professionally and personally.

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