There are countless stories that exemplify what it means to be a leader and what impact they can have on their teams.
Raúl Bartolomé remembers how Jesús Luis Yu, his boss, urged him to attend an extremely important meeting on his own. Yu needed to get ahead on another project he was leading and he simply told Bartolomé: “You’re invaluable and you can manage on your own.” And he did.
Carlos López explains how Javier Ventura-Traveset never misses the opportunity to acknowledge every good decision he makes. And this has led them to become close and sincere with one another.
Ana Navas highlights the advice she receives from her boss, Ana López Ranz, to continue growing professionally every day. She knows what she expects of her and that she can count on her support, her understanding and her enthusiasm to achieve whatever needs to happen. And not just at work.
Because nothing starts and ends simply in the office. Perhaps that’s why Javier Pérez Blanco was so impressed that his boss, Miguel Ángel Leal, asked him to prioritize taking care of his father, who was seriously ill, over his obligations at the company.
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Miguel Ángel Leal, Ana López Ranz, Javier Ventura-Traveset, Jesús Luis Yu and many other professionals have trusted IESE to guide them in their growth as managers through the Programa de Alta Dirección de Empresas (PADE). The equivalent in English are the Advanced Management Program (AMP) and the Global CEO Program (GCP). In addition to these programs, IESE offers a wide range of executive programs for you to develop your full potential as a leader.