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Q&A with AMP participant Yoni Dahan

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 26 days ago

Yoni Dahan

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Yoni Dahan, a recent participant in the MIT Sloan Advanced Management Program (AMP), to learn more about his experience at MIT. AMP is a month-long senior executive program designed for a diverse group of seasoned executives seeking a transformative learning experience among global peers.

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Coaching leaders to solve complex problems, build relationships, and spark creativity

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 20 days ago

Executive Coaching at MIT

Have you noticed how executive coaching seems to be everywhere suddenly? Professionals in different stages of their careers are working with coaches in and outside of their organizations. Some—like me and some of my colleagues—are going through formal coaching training to expand their capabilities. Why is it happening now and why is it important? And is coaching right for you?

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Robert Salafia says transformation is possible

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 1 month and 27 days ago

Leading From Your Best Self

Rob Salafia is a Master Executive Coach at the MIT Leadership Center and part of the Executive Education coaching cadres for our Advanced Management Program (AMP), the Global Executive Academy, Executive MBA Program, and MIT Sloan Fellows. We had the pleasure of speaking with him about his coaching approach and his outstanding new book, Leading from Your Best Self.

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Tara Swart suggests increasing "myelination" in your organization

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 2 months and 15 days ago

Swart myelination

What do the human brain and a large business have in common? A lot, according to neuroscientist, author, and MIT Sloan Senior Lecturer Tara Swart. Both a brain and a company contain disparate parts connected by networks that allow a free flow of information, ideas, and operations. Learn how lessons from neuroscience can promote clarity of goals, vision, and mission in your company.

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Jason Pelletier holds himself accountable to what he’s learned at MIT

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 3 months and 10 days ago

Jason Pelletier MIT Sloan Executive Education

As a busy government employee, Jason Pelletier was looking for educational opportunities that would fit into and complement his professional schedule. He discovered MIT Sloan Executive Education, where he earned an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership. “The courses, curriculum, and leaders at MIT were incredibly refreshing,” says Pelletier, who is Chief of Staff for Human Resources Operations Center (HROC) for the United States Immigration and Citizenship Service (USCIS). "MIT provided a way to access top of the line, disruptive, cutting-edge content in a way that fits my nonstop schedule.”

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Wrong is the new right: Hal Gregersen's breakthrough approach to leadership and problem solving

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 4 months ago

Hal Gregersen MIT

Most of us hate being wrong. We fight it with every fiber of our being, not wanting to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. This is partly innate, and partly how we were conditioned in school and at work: have the right answer, and you’ll get ahead. But this way of thinking is detrimental to our growth, according to Hal Gregersen, Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center and author of the new book Questions are the Answer.

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Just ask: tapping into your internal innovation pipeline

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 4 months and 9 days ago

Improving Quality of Conversations

Organizations that seek input from employees enjoy higher employee loyalty, attract better talent, and, as a result, are more innovative and competitive than those who do not. Yet, think about how often you have a substantive conversation with your manager. How about with your direct reports?

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Hal Gregersen says questions are the answer

Posted by MIT Sloan Executive Education - 6 months ago

Hal Gregersen at the MIT CFO Summit

The ability to continuously question everything is probably the most important attribute an effective leader possesses. Hence the focus of Hal’s new book Questions Are the Answer. Questions help unlock what’s working and what isn’t. They help propel conversations and innovations forward. But to maximize your results, there are a few ground rules.

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