The Serendis Blog

InclusionPulse Series: Are You Creating an Inclusive Culture at Work?

7 May, 2019

InclusionPulse Series: Are You Creating an Inclusive Culture at Work?

Imagine this. An acquaintance invites you to come along to a social game of your favourite team sport. We are in Australia, so let’s use footy. Australian Rules Football for all my non-Aussie connections. You like this person. You admire…

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When Cultural Values Lead to Groupthink, the Company Loses

13 November, 2018

When Cultural Values Lead to Groupthink, the Company Loses

As a business shapes its public reputation, hidden conflicts can undermine its effectiveness. by Maud Lindley, Jeffrey Schwartz, and Malcolm Thompson Excerpt from story published in Strategy + Business Magazine The business of a corporation is no longer just business. In the past,…

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A new era in the pursuit of leadership development

9 May, 2017

A new era in the pursuit of leadership development

“Psychological agility will be the most critical attribute to succeed in a world of unprecedented volatility, uncertainty and change.” Maud Lindley, Founding Director of Serendis Despite the media attention and often pessimistic prognosis on the leadership gender balance issue, I…

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Mentoring or Sponsorship?

27 April, 2017

Mentoring or Sponsorship?

 Is one approach better than the other to enhance gender diversity? In spite of the prolific literature produced around this topic, the lack of gender diversity at the top levels of our corporate world is a very complex, multifaceted issue…

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From Management to Leadership- Understanding the Journey

23 January, 2017

From Management to Leadership- Understanding the Journey

The terms manager and leader are often interchangeable yet are they truly synonymous? In my opinion, they are not and the distinctions between these two disciplines are crucial to understanding how to advance your career towards leadership positions. You become…

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