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Leadership Development in Shanghai – on Multi-Speed and Impact Driven

Recently Claus Rydkjær – Mannaz CEO, I [Jason White] had the pleasure of sharing Mannaz’ perspectives on Multi-Speed Leadership and Impact Driven Learning to an engaged and focused audience at the Royal Danish Consulate in Shanghai. Starting with coffee juice and Danish pastries, it was a great opportunity to discuss with CEOs, Senior Leaders and […]

Two Ways to Effectively Create More Value for Money and Increase Business Results

This article is based on a study conducted by EFMD, the Network of Corporate Academies (NOCA) and the Society for Human Resource Management, 2016. The results from this study were published in the article ‘Leadership Development: The Path to Greater Effectiveness’, Executive Summary. Findings and conclusions referred to in the following article belong to EFMD, […]

Mannaz is Rated a Top Performer by its Clients

Mannaz is dedicated to developing the capabilities of leaders and organisations. We work for some of the world’s leading companies developing their executives and project leaders across the world. Thus, we are honoured this year to have received a satisfaction score of 84% by our clients and a loyalty index of 86%. Based on our […]

The seven key project management challenges for engineering and construction companies

In markets with increasing infrastructure investment, engineering and construction companies continue to struggle to increase their margins and productivity when facing the key project management challenges. Successful project implementation is rarely achieved from purely technical project plans and applying the right tools. Other dynamics such as business acumen and leadership skills also need to be […]


What are your goals for 2015? You really should have some, according to Client Director Paul Blackhurst. There is so much research confirming the benefits of setting goals. Or, is there?

The importance of feeling felt

When I ask senior managers what most inspired them about a leader they have worked for, they often point to a sense of personal connection. Daniel Siegel, a renowned neuroscientist, describes this experience as ‘feeling felt’. He has even established a new scientific field called interpersonal neurobiology.

What is stopping you, really?

Walt Disney famously said: “If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.” Is that true? Or is the secret of success to “rise early, work hard, strike oil,” as J. Paul Getty advised?
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