Thought leaders

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A sustainable approach to the beauty business

João Paulo Ferreira, CEO of Natura, Brazil’s largest cosmetics company, uses the secrets of the Amazon to fuel an ambitious, environmentally responsible expansion agenda.
by Richard Lapper
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Can you be a shaper of great institutions?

Former Tata Group director R. Gopalakrishnan, who's written a new book, says the best leaders focus on building both a better business and a better world.
by Art Kleiner

Why aren’t successful people happier?

Yale psychologist Laurie Santos delves into the social sciences to understand how people can overcome the internal obstacles and biases that prevent them from living their best life — and how leaders can set an example.
by Daniel Gross
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Creating a culture of learning

Steelcase CEO Jim Keane explains how giving people work-space choices can make workplace behavior more human.
by Art Kleiner
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Leading with a mission mind-set

How Beth Mooney, CEO of KeyCorp and chair of the Cleveland Clinic, earns trust in banking and healthcare.
by Samantha Marshall
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Nigeria’s untapped banking potential

How Peter Amangbo, outgoing group managing director and CEO of Zenith Bank, positioned it to win the 30 percent of Nigerians who don’t have bank accounts.
by Samuel Abu and Tola A. Ogundipe

The wisdom of Charles Handy

In his new book, the renowned business thinker and philosopher passes on his experiences of life, work, and how not to fall into the management trap.
by Charles Handy
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Ensuring trust in an age of digital banking

Johan Torgeby, CEO of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB), one of the biggest Nordic banks, explains how trust and technology must form the foundations of banking in the digital world.
by Peter Nyllinge and Henrik Olsson
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Rethinking Brand You

Excellence provocateur Tom Peters sharpens the career advice he’s been giving for the past 20 years.
by Art Kleiner

How to create happier employees

Professor Jochen Menges on the ways companies can develop well-being initiatives that genuinely make people feel better.
by Laura W. Geller
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Rolling toward responsible capitalism

Jean-Dominique Senard, the departing CEO of Michelin and incoming chair of Renault and of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi alliance, argues that the prevailing concept of corporate purpose needs an update.
by Jeffrey Rothfeder
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The kidtech is all right

Dylan Collins, CEO of SuperAwesome, describes how his six-year-old company is hitting a growth spurt by leading the charge on digital privacy for children.
by Daniel Gross

Mission critical

Economist Mariana Mazzucato explains how solving society’s toughest problems starts with rethinking how value is created and innovation is incentivized.
by Deborah Unger