Arindam Bhattacharya: From crisis to leadership

Only those who can convert today's crises into opportunity will be tomorrow's leaders

Reading my morning newspaper over the weekend, I was struck by one of the stories describing how crises have frequently been the trigger for some of the most outstanding developments in medical sciences — they made researchers look for out-of-the-box solutions for problems that, till then, appeared unsolvable. As a management consultant, I am frequently asked to help clients think about major trends or mega-trends around the world. Both crises and mega-trends affect many aspects of human development and even alter the competitive landscape of industries; they’re often two sides of ...