‘Build a better working world’ – EY’s Carmine Di Sibio on this week’s Meet the Leader podcast

SourceWorld Economic Forum
CountryMiddle east

Subscribe to Meet the Leader on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. This fortnightly podcast from the World Economic Forum features the world’s top changemakers, showcasing the habits and traits effective leaders can’t work without. Carmine Di Sibio, EY CEO, shares lessons on leading with purpose and how programs that tackle upskilling and neurodiversity contribute to society and the bottom line. How can modern leaders motivate and make an impact? Through purpose. "The days of the imperial CEO, they're gone," explained Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO of EY, one of the largest professional services firms in the world. The classic top-down approach "wouldn't last a week" in contemporary firms where leaders can't just dictate orders to a small team and have an impact. Today's leaders "need to have a purpose and a strategy" to ensure their teams know what the organization is trying to accomplish, said Di Sibio on this week's Meet the Leader. With 300,000 employees, Di Sibio knows his firm can impact society at scale.

Such a purpose-driven approach has lead to programs that can contribute to the bottom line and the greater good. A special neurodiversity program, for instance, brings much-needed skillsets for analytics and ...read more...