Leaders are born, but they are also made. It is possible to acquire the management skills needed to boost a team's performance. Get to know some of the key ways to develop this skill.
Polymathy is known as the ability to achieve excellence in several areas of knowledge. The term comes from the Greek πολυμαθής ('polymathós'), which means "one who knows many things" and is often likened to what has come to be called the 'Renaissance woman or man' of whom Leonardo Da Vinci is considered to be the greatest exponent. But are there fewer polymaths nowadays, is it more difficult to be one, and what are the advantages and disadvantages?
There are many leadership styles in the workplace, but today one style stands out above the rest: the transformational, who aims to inspire and motivate employees, foster their creativity and drive their professional development. These leaders influence others and set an example, they transform companies and their members, who voluntarily follow the leader in pursuit of a common goal.
Historically, the world has been dominated by men, and in this context things were not easy for women. Nevertheless, some women confronted the stereotypes and broke barriers, shining in their respective fields and, most importantly, leading the way for others. Here are some of them.
Tennis fans and Rafa Nadal's opponents wonder what is secret could be. Although he may not be aware of it, without grit, he would not be such an extraordinary player. This concept of modern psychology is proof that perseverance and passion for what we do is the secret to achieving personal success. It is by far the most important factor, even more than talent and intelligence.
Fake news, which emerged with the new technologies and social networks — which increase its impact —, is unfortunately all the rage. The best way to combat fallacies is to develop critical thinking in order to analyse what you read, hear or see before accepting it as true.
One of the main tasks of a business leader is to get their team to believe in a project, keep them motivated and make the best of each member in pursuit of the corporate goals. The problem is that there is no magic formula and, therefore, we have a wide range of leadership styles.