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Digital transformation: Time to be optimistic says Dell

Las Vegas - Digital transformation brings with it many challenges and the progress implementation is often slow and haphazard. However, the potential gains are high and it’s time to get optimistic about the future, according to Michael Dell.

Digital transformation requires a fundamental shift in leadership

A new study from Accenture concerning factors that are hampering digital transformation with businesses focuses on leadership. The report finds that a fundamental shift in leadership values is required in order to make digital transformation a success.

British leadership race down to three as candidate pulls out

London - Three candidates remain in the running to replace British Prime Minister David Cameron as Conservative leader after candidate Stephen Crabb announced he was pulling out on Tuesday.

Op-Ed: Tom Mulcair — Leadership loss predictable Special

The 2016 NDP Policy Convention concluded with 52 percent of delegates voting in favour of a leadership convention, effectively ousting Tom Mulcair as party leader.

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey appointed permanent CEO

Social network Twitter has announced that ousted co-founder Jack Dorsey is to return as the formal CEO of the company. Dorsey has already been acting as interim leader since July when Dick Costolo stepped down.

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata's death sparks wave of tributes

Nintendo has confirmed that its president and CEO Satoru Iwata has died aged 55. Iwata had been recovering from cancer surgery last year and died of a bile duct growth on July 11. The games industry has been flooded with touching tributes for Mr Iwata.

Report: Canadian healthcare needs stronger leadership

Toronto - A new report from Accreditation Canada titled "Building a stronger health system through leadership" argues that "Health care leaders must work together to strengthen the Canadian health care system and bridge the leadership gap."

Op-Ed: How to hire the most creative people available

How can you change a corporate culture which is comfortable, complacent and risk averse into one which is dynamic, entrepreneurial and innovative?

Syria rebel group names new chiefs after blast kills leaders

Idlib - Syria's Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rebel brigade named new chiefs on Wednesday after a devastating blast killed nearly 50 members of its leadership in a northwestern province largely under rebel control.

N. Korea number two replaced as army political chief

Pyongyang - North Korea signalled a key leadership change with the announcement Friday that the man seen as supreme leader Kim Jong-Un's number two had been replaced as political chief of the military.

Op-Ed: Preventing tomorrow's CEOs from being spoiled little brats

Every day within the entrepreneurial community of the United States, countless up and coming leaders — many of whom, arguably, are more brilliant than the business giants of the modern age — fall prey to a common foible of young aspiring entrepreneurs

In India, women village heads face gender bias, discrimination Special

Gender bias at home and office stalks India’s tribal women village leaders. However, fear of revenge forces them to maintain a stoic silence.

Op-Ed: Trudeau denounces attack politics, but attacks Harper and Mulcair

Toronto - The Liberal Party of Canada held their showcase event in Toronto. Short on grand vision, candidates laid out their platforms with buzz words. While Trudeau denounced attack politics, he had no problem taking aim at Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair.

Marc Garneau to quit bid for leadership of Liberal Party

Ottawa - Marc Garneau, according to sources close to his campaign, has decided to pull out of the liberal leadership race. Garneau feels that it would be impossible to beat forerunner Justin Trudeau, who enjoys a considerable lead.

Minister Kathleen Wynne steps down from Queen's Park cabinet post

Toronto - Ontario Aboriginal and Municipal Affairs Minister Kathleen Wynne announced her resignation from the cabinet Thursday. The Liberal Member of Provincial Parliament is expected to officially launch her campaign for the party leadership Monday.

Bob Rae confirms he will not seek Canada's Liberal leadership

Ottawa - After months of speculation, interim Liberal Party leader Bob Rae has finally confirmed that he will not seek the party's permanent leadership. Up until as late as last week, Rae had planned to run for leader.

Op-Ed: False hope, Obama and smog

Washington - In an astounding political blunder solidifying his place in US history as a one-termer, Barack Obama announced Friday proposed restrictions on smog and the health of Americans are not as important as corporate polluters and bickering Republicans.

Canada: Liberal party agrees to delay leadership vote for 2 years

Ottawa - Canada's federal Liberal party will wait two full years before choosing its next leader in order to give the party time to rebuild and avoid extinction within the Canadian political landscape.

Texas gov Perry now has ‘serious thought’ on presidency

New York - With the nation’s first GOP presidential candidate debate now in the books, Texas’ Republican Governor Rick Perry said on Tuesday he is now giving the idea of a White House run “some serious thought,” an elevation from thinking about it.

Op-Ed: Mid-East Thought Leaders Need to Address Followers

Jerusalem - As one experiencing -- and sharing here -- the too-easy disunion in the Middle East, I am not optimistic, yet must be hopeful, the many, deep divides can be bridged if thoughful leaders from the faithful to sporting preach tolerance and forgiving.

Assange given Sydney Peace Foundation’s top human rights award

London - The Sydney Peace Foundation awarded its Gold Medal on Tuesday to Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, for “exceptional courage in the pursuit of human rights,” and noted Wikileaks is "a new order in journalism."

Op-Ed: The new U.S. leadership, what does it mean?

We need immediate change and as speaker-presumed John Boehner pronounced, that change is to "reverse course" from the Obama Administration's failed experiment.

Philippine president Aquino enjoys highest trust ratings

Quezon City - Less than a month in his new position as president of the Philippines, opinion surveys conducted by the Philippines top polling companies show the newly elected president with the highest approval rating since 1999.

Op-Ed: Demoralizing America

America is shuddering in a struggle to shake off a recession, just as it is told the recession might morph into a depression.

Op-Ed: America Waits For Leadership

How can history be an accurate record when the elusive present is being recorded as wild distortions of reality by those entrusted with investigating and reporting it?

AFN leadership convention reveals split

The Assembly of First Nations is selecting a new leader after Phil Fontaine stepped down. A split was revealed when two of the five leadership potentates advocated greater autonomy from government while the remaining three advocate economic development.

Cuban-US relations up for review

Raul Castro met with a delegation of US officials, signalling a thaw in the chilly and contentious relations between the two neighbours.

Michael Ignatieff May Get Big Boost in Canadian Liberal Leadership Race

Michael Ignatieff is likely to get a big boost in the race for the leader of the federal Liberal party as four top Liberals are anticipate to give him their support.

New Brunswick MP Runs For Liberal Leadership

The race for Stephane Dion's replacement heats up as a New Brunswick Member of Parliament steps forward and tosses hat into the ring.

New Brunswick Liberals Urge Former Premier to Run For Leadership

New Brunswick Liberals are attempting to draft former premier Frank McKenna to seek the federal Liberal leadership as Dion has stepped down.
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