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Lead Like an Artist: A Conversation With Dr. Gindi

It takes courage to create new, untested things that some people may not understand. Artists, like great leaders, need to stay open to different viewpoints and zone in on the things that will move people. Educated as a medical doctor, the German-Egyptian sculptor Dr. Gindi (above) has spent most of her life exploring different cultures […]

6 Successful Social Innovation Projects

Brands with a conscience not only attract better talent and woo discerning consumers, they also wind up building communities and boosting the bottom line. As they say, if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. Social innovations are new strategies, concepts and ideas that meet the social needs of different elements […]

22 Ways to Lead With Genius

What are the essential elements of genius needed to succeed in a rapidly changing world? In 2016, inventor Martine Rothblatt’s phone rang. The voice on the other end was her friend, Rebecca Hoffberger. “Are you some kind of da Vinci?” Hoffberger asked. “I’ve just read that you created the world’s first all-electric helicopter.” “Yes,” said Rothblatt. […]

6 Images to Move Your World (Seeing is Believing)

People Make Culture (Culture Doesn’t Make People) In the ultimate act of female empowerment, pop phenomenon Lady Gaga (above) has put a ring on her finger to celebrate that we are all free to propose to anyone at any time. The Knight Finger ring was launched by online retailer Klarna, together with Swedish fashion activist […]

Leaders of Hope: Tim Shriver & Yousef Al Otaiba

How did a member of the Kennedy family in the United States and an ambassador from the United Arab Emirates get together to celebrate kids with intellectual disabilities? In an increasingly connected world, these types of alliances are becoming easier, demonstrating the potential of what can be achieved when people across the planet share a […]

How 66 Business Leaders are Turning the Pandemic Downturn Into an Opportunity

When crisis strikes it’s human nature to take things personally and feel alone in your struggle. Sometimes it helps to understand what others have done when faced with similar, unfortunate circumstances, and learn from them. People who have studied this phenomenon have discovered that those who reflect on past solutions during stressful times rebound more […]

100-Year-Old Veteran Raises $37 Million For The Battle Against COVID-19

British WW2 veteran, Captain Tom Moore, seeing the carnage of the coronavirus around him, decided to challenge himself and raise funds for frontline health workers – walking 100 lengths of his back garden ahead of his 100th birthday on April 30. He had no idea how big his plans would grow, captivating the imaginations and […]

Get a Grip: Hands-Free Handle Made of Recycled Plastic

Public places are hotspots for contagious diseases. To help fight the health pandemic Finnish company Fortum has developed Vipu, a hands-free handle for opening doors and cabinets in public places. The clean-energy company has joined forces with the biggest retail chain in Finland to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic and offers a practical solution to […]

The New $1.5 Trillion Shadow Pandemic: Violence Against Women And Girls

With more than 90 countries in lockdown, four billion people are now sheltering at home from the COVID-19 virus. It’s a protective measure, but it brings another deadly danger. According to UN Women, we are now seeing a shadow pandemic growing — one of violence against women. As more countries report infections and lockdown, increasing […]

Making Business Decisions From Home? Here’s What 66,908 Americans Have Turned to

Editors Note: Real Leaders is making its archive of magazines freely available to all visitors to our website as part of our contribution to the Covid-19 pandemic. We believe you’ll emerge stronger and wiser when this crisis passes, and we hope our stories will keep you entertained and inspired while we sit out this challenging time. Sign […]