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To get diversity right, get potential right

Lisa Blais and Laurence Monnery explain what makes proper talent assessment a powerful driver in creating diverse organizations.

“We’re all born curious, creative, and imaginative.”

Education thought leader Tony Wagner and Ben Nelson, founder of the ambitious Minerva Project, talk about aligning the education system with future needs.

“We know that leaders come in different packages and it takes patience to identify them.”

Interview with Kendall J. Powell, Chairman and CEO, General Mills Inc.

Fostering the fittest

An expertise on the role of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

“The ideal Juilliard student has great intellectual curiosity and a desire to be a leader.”

Interview with Joseph W. Polisi, President of the prestigious Juilliard School.

Tapping quiet talent

Writer and lecturer Susan Cain argues for a new evaluation of the capabilities of introverted people.

“We see a strong parallel between company growth and personal growth.”

Interview with Pius Baschera, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hilti Corporation.

Lasting Greatness

Claudio Fernández-Aráoz discovers astonishingly modern views on developing leadership potential in the works of Ignatius of Loyola.

“What wins is just dogged resilience, day in, day out.”

Katherine Grainger, British Olympic gold medalist in rowing, and Ben Medlock, co-founder of SwiftKey, discuss what lies beyond brains and brawn.

“We encourage people to change their lives.”

Report on the Brazilian social entrepreneur Rodrigo Baggio.