Much was made of President Xi Jing Ping’s address at Davos a few weeks back, extolling the virtues of globalisation in the face of increasing isolationism from Western governments. Davos participants and the press made much of the ironies that such endorsement should come from the world’s largest communist party, marvelling at the extraordinary … More Is China ready for global leadership?
At the upcoming Young Global Leaders Annual Summit at the World Economic Forum for East Asia in Myanmar (Burma), I, along with two of my colleagues, Shoukei Matsumoto and Thura Ko, will be running an Impact Journey on Spirituality and Mindful Leadership for our fellow YGLs. I was first inspired to propose a workshop on this … More Spirituality and Mindful Leadership in Myanmar
A friend recently related to me a story of how a female colleague of hers, a brilliant and articulate public figure, had been completely overshadowed by the forceful persuasion techniques and aggressive stance of her male interlocuters on a televised debate. She expressed disappointment in this as the seeming evidence of men’s greater power over … More The call for feminine leadership
(originally published at http://www.forumblog.org) I have seen the transformative power of working from a view of the world that places love at the heart of our actions and the power of the arts to facilitate this experience. In the last 10 years, I have witnessed the extraordinary power, courage and tenacity of a group of … More Achieving personal transformation through the arts