John Lodder: Leadership dilemmas, Quite Quitting and a four day workweek

My January column has thoughts about Leadership by Manfred Kets de Vries and some lessons of this month’s ‘World Economic Forum’ in Davos. The ‘five dimensions of effective Leadership for today and tomorrow’ by Klaus Schwab leads me to thoughts about...


John Lodder: Toxic Management Styles Should Become Accountable Leadership

My December column starts, following my heart, about missing wellbeing and peace in a toxic society and in toxic organizations. Politicians created a distance with their citizens; they caused a large loss of motivation and interest, and created fear and unhapp...


John Lodder: A new Paradigm but CEO’s and managers are still struggling with it

The role of CEO’s and managers has fundamentally changed over time, and so has the nature of dilemmas they are facing. In 19th century thinking, a person was seen as either muscle or energy and management decided what their re-active employees should do. ...


John Lodder: Why many organizations don’t understand how to cope with change

We are living in times that the World Economic Forum calls the 4th Industrial Revolution, many authors write about us living in a VUCA world. VUCA is coined by the USA Army some 10 years ago and stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity to d...


John Lodder: Managers need new skills, but many, deep in their hearts, want to go back to the old situation

In my July column, my hundredth for Poslovni savjetnik, I write about my main hobbyhorses that are to me crucial for running a successful organization. After  ‘managers should become leaders’ follows the statement that ‘change is no longer a proj...


John Lodder: How engaged and motivated are your people? How can you improve your workforce?

81,396 hours! That is how much of our life most of us spend working. *) The only thing we spend more time doing is sleeping. If we spend so much of life at work, how is life at work going? According to the world’s workers: not well. Gallup finds that 6...


John Lodder: New Organizational Research-Happy People Create a Competitive Advantage

The United Nations ‘International Day of Happiness’ takes place each year on March 20, this year for the 10th time. This day promotes the idea that happiness is a global human right and promotes the importance of happiness to humanity. This year’s them...


John Lodder: How does the Titanic Syndrome affect you and your organization?

For the first time in our lives, all the people in our world experienced a global epidemic and most individuals are still trying and learning to cope with it. That is very difficult for many who experience massive consequences in their personal lives and famil...


John Lodder: Change is no longer a project

Because it’s Christmas Time I like to share some ‘Food for Thoughts’ for Leaders. During 2 years of the pandemic we saw disruptions in all markets and companies, the changing of ‘Change’ itself, the changing requirements of leadership, the leaving of...

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John Lodder: Markets are changing fast globally, how will Croatian Leaders catch up?

The combined health and economic shocks of 2020 have impacted the livelihoods of millions of households, disrupted business activities, and exposed the fault lines in today’s social protection and healthcare systems. The crisis has also further accelerate...

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