Obama’s leadership decoded

In Innovation Drivers for Countries, Transforming Democracy, Transforming the Global Economy

These 3 videos and 70 pictures show you Barack Hussein Obama in a nutshell:

– Video 1: Obama’s breakout moment at the 2004 Democratic Party National Convention
– Video 2: Michelle Obama’s speech about her husband president at the 2012 Democratic Party National Convention
– Video 3: 2012 Obama Victory Speech
– 70 pictures of “No-Drama Obama

Barack Hussein Obama is an extraordinary showcase for 3 leadership approaches that we promote at Y-Motions International:
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Become the one you are!

In Leading with Questions, Transforming Corporations

As an executive coach, I help my clients unleash their energies through a culture of shared leadership in their organizations. The more I observe corporate development, the more I see that corporate success might all boil down to the wisdom of Friedrich Nietzsche expressed in the Gay Science in 1882: What does your conscience say? — “You shall become the one you are.”
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Developing young adult leadership and innovation skills

In Education and Labor Market Demands, Engineering, Transforming Pedagogy

In 2009, I attended the Active Learning in Engineering conference in Barcelona. With my colleague Dimitri Dagot, we facilitated a workshop to showcase the pedagogic innovations introduced at Ecole Centrale Paris.

You might discover more about this pedagogy and the workshop we conducted in the article that we co-authored with other faculty members from Ecole Centrale Paris.
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Développement: vous avez dit autonomie?

In International Development, Leading with Questions

In this succinct article (in French) published by the Belgian magazine n’GO, I explore the challenges of successful teams in the context of international development. When power differences are present and strong, one needs to be aware of them, dance with them, and engage everyone to dance with these challenges. Finding personal autonomy is a consequence and a prerequisite for any development!

Enjoy the article! I am looking forward to reading your views on it.

If anyone is interested to translate it into English, and has the time for it (unlike me), go for it and let me know!