Leading in the age of AI & remote work

Tips, insights, and tools to become a better leader.

Welcome to For Leaders, where we deliver thoughtful stories, ideas, and insights every week for leaders like you. Let's jump in.

In this weeks newsletter:

  • Strategic Summaries: Key stories and thought pieces from the week

  • The For Leaders Podcast: Mastering crisis leadership with John Petrie

  • 儭 Words of Wisdom: A powerful leadership quote to inspire

  • Leaders Library: What were reading this week

  • 湛 The CEO Diaries: The weight of responsibility

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Strategic Summaries

A weekly roundup of the most interesting, useful, and entertaining tidbits from around the internet, to help you be a better leader.

"AI Exposure" Buzz:White-collar jobs at risk as AI advances. Studies urge upskilling for an evolving job landscape. What's at stake for your career?

Blackstone CEO's Bold Claim: Remote workers are less diligent, says Stephen Schwarzman, spotlighting the ongoing debate on workplace productivity and the future of office spaces.

London's Flexible Work Debate: Key thoughts on balancing productivity, gender equity, and well-being in the evolving landscape of work.

Leadership Truths:12 wake-up calls for every leaderfrom Founder & Angel Investor, Eric Partaker. From embracing criticism to leading by example, here's your checklist for credible, effective leadership.

Biden's Executive Order: Fast-tracking AI safeguards for a safer, secure tech futurebalancing innovation and public protection. Heres what it means for the tech industry.

Adam Danyals Top Leadership Advice:Spending money and time to hire great people doesn't make sense if a bad work environment makes them leave.

For Leaders: Mastering Crisis Leadership with John Petrie

John Petrie is an elite leader and strategist in the cybersecurity realm, serving as the Deputy CSO for International Business at NTT Security, a subsidiary of the $110 billion conglomerate NTT.

With a background spanning defense sectors to corporate leadership, Petrie embodies the essence of a seasoned leader.

His expertise in managing crisis situations, coupled with innovative approaches to international business challenges, give him a powerful perspective on leadership.

In this episode, Petrie offers invaluable insights on:

  • Applying military tactics to corporate crisis management for improved leadership resilience

  • Integrating cybersecurity with business strategy, providing leaders with a framework for robust organizational security

  • Honing negotiation and influence skills for leadership success in high-stakes situations

Words of Wisdom

In the realm of leadership, actions often speak louder than words.

Yet, sometimes, a few words can illuminate the path for those actions. This week, we turn to Simon Sinek, a thinker who has gone deep into the heart of what makes leaders truly effective:

Leadership is not about being in charge.

Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.

Simon Sinek

A simple reminder that the essence of leadership lies not in wielding power, but in empowering others.

Leaders' Library

Every week, we share an interesting long-form piece of content to contemplate.

Today, we turn our attention to a book that intertwines business theory and personal reflection:

Clayton Christensen's "How Will You Measure Your Life?"

This profound read challenges us to apply the principles of business success to our personal lives, prompting introspection on what truly matters.

Renowned for his work on disruptive innovation, Christensen extends his expertise to help us navigate the most complex organization we'll ever be part of:our own lives.

In keeping with our commitment to continuous growth, we're excited to offer 5 lucky readers a free copy of this insightful book.

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The CEO Diaries

字eality set in I sat on the bathtubs edge. It was there, facing an uncertain future, that I felt responsibilitys weight for the first time. It was heavier than I expected it to feel.

As CEOs, we can all relate to the beautiful yet burdensome nature of responsibility.

This week's featured essay dives into a visceral, life-altering moment in which we first comprehend the true gravity of responsibility.

Our latest thought piece, "The Weight of Responsibility," escorts you through the highs and lows that sculpt our human experience.

We invite you to dive into this powerful narrative and reflect on your own encounters with the weight of responsibility. How do these moments shape us as leaders?

Reply to this email to share your insights.

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