Former British Army brigadier, consultant to McKinsey & Company. For commanding the 800-strong Second Battalion of the Land Forces, The Rifles in Iraq, he was awarded the Order of Outstanding Service. At McKinsey & Company, he led projects supporting private, public and third-sector clients in large-scale change and development, focusing on corporate strategy, planning, implementation and leadership. He was a visiting professor at the University of Oxford, co-wrote a book on British Army campaigns over the past twenty years, did research and attended numerous seminars.
What can leaders and their teams learn from the army? It turns out a lot! Just like on the battlefield in the business environment, we face uncertainty, incomplete information and sudden changes, and our people need a strong leader. So what conclusions from the functioning of the army are useful for business and how can they be implemented in an organization?
The experience of the British army has proved that today issuing orders and setting tasks is not enough - leaders must refer to the goal and context if they want to involve teams in making the right decisions and consolidate proactive attitudes. On what competences and leadership attitudes should the new leadership model be based?
Lecturer and business practitioner, one of the most experienced strategic consultants in Europe. He is the founder and president of ICAN Institute and also the creator of the "ICAN Management Review" magazine and the co-founder of "MIT Sloan Management Review Polska".
As a propagator of spreading knowledge and continuous development, he initiated many groundbreaking meetings with world authorities in the areas of leadership (including Marshall Goldsmith, Dave Ulrich, Heike Bruch, Daniel L. Shapiro), sales (including Neil Rackham, Andy Zoltners, Jeffrey Gitomer) and innovation (including Andrew McAfee, Hal Gregersen, Alex Osterwalder). He cooperates with the best research and training centers in the world . He is an advocate of the concept of evidence-based management, which is management based only on proven management practices supported by research.
International expert, coach, consultant and trainer of leadership in business, higher education and culture, inspirational speaker, academic lecturer. Creates proprietary leadership programs for management. He has 27 years of managerial experience in the areas of strategy development, marketing, PR and knowledge management. Conducts Leadership Circle Profile ™ leadership effectiveness diagnostics for leaders from different countries and cultures. Her passion is to support leaders in the fight against self-limiting barriers and release their authenticity, potential and courage in implementing their vision. As an expert, trainer and coach, she successfully supported clients, among others. such companies as: PwC, Veolia, Roche, EY, ALSTOM, AstraZeneca, Polpharma Biologics, Santander, Saint-Gobain, AVON, Air Products and Warner Music International.
She is a Senior Consultant at SAM Executive Search Poland, a Danish HR consulting company with a global reach. He conducts projects in the field of recruitment, development, onboarding, outplacement, career planning and business consulting at the level of senior and top management positions. She successfully implemented both local projects and projects on the world's largest markets, for clients from almost all sectors: industry, FMCG, automotive, energy, construction, finance, healthcare, beauty, media. She has over 15 years of experience in business, and for 5 years she was associated with the military. In terms of leadership, he cooperates with officers of the Land Forces, Special Forces and the Navy.