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In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.          

Thomas Jefferson

To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.          

Pat Riley

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t.          

Dee Dee Myers

Σοφός ο γνωρίζων χρήσιμα          


People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.          

John Maxwell

Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.          

General Dwight Eisenhower

Education is the mother of leadership.          

Wendell Willkie

Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts.          

Erskine Bowles

You manage things; you lead people.          

Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.          

Stephen Covey


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  • MAY



25th ACEO Congress


“The New Present. Leadership in front of the Mirror”

Friday, 9 May 2014

09.30 – 10.00              Registration

10.00 – 10.10              Welcome Greeting – Nikitas Konstantellos, Chairman of ACEO B.o.D.

10.10 – 10.20              Conference Coordinator
                                    Charidimos K. Tsoukas, Professor, University of Cyprus & University of  
                                    Warwick, ACEO Scientific Advisor

10.20 – 11.20              Leaders in front of the Mirror: Leadership, Narcissism and Self-knowledge
                                    Mark Stein, Chair of Leadership & Management, University of Leicester

11.20 – 11.50              Coffee Break

11.50 – 13.10              How Visionary Leadership Inspires and Mobilizes (panel discussion)

•    Ioanna Papadopoulou, President & CEO, E.I.PAPADOPOULOS
•    Panagiotis Tsinavos, President & CEO, KRI KRI
•    Dina Kallimanis, Executive Director, KALLIMANIS GROUP
•    Mark Stein, Chair of Leadership & Management, University of Leicester

13.10 – 14.40              Networking Cocktail

14.40 – 15.40              Multipliers: From Diminishing to Multiplying Leadership  
                                    Liz Wiseman, Leadership Expert

15.40 – 16.40              The Emerging Greek Entrepreneurship in the World Markets (panel discussion)
•    Dimitris Lakasas, President, OLYMPIA ELECTRONICS
•    Nikos Drandakis, Founder & CEO, TAXIBEAT
•    Stefanos Karagos, Founder, XPLAIN
•    Liz Wiseman, Leadership Expert

16.40 – 17.30             Orchestrating Collective Creativeness: Multiplying Leadership at Unify
                                   Dean Douglas, CEO, UNIFY

17.30                           End of 1st Conference Day


Saturday, 10 May 2014

09.30 – 10.00              Registration

10.00 – 11.00              How We Become the Architects of Our Dreams
                                   Jim Lawless, Inspirational Speaker

11.00 - 11.15              Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.15             In the Unpredictable Route of Life Will Is Our Vehicle (panel discussion)

•    Sofia Kolotourou, Writer & Activist in Issues of Post-lingual Deafness
•    Giorgos Mavrotas, Assistant Professor, National Technical University of   
      Athens & Former Captain of the National Water Polo Team
•    Jim Lawless, Inspirational Speaker      

12. 15 – 13.00            From Shock to Creation:
                                   Nikos Sideris, Writer & Psychoanalyst

13.00 – 13.15             Conclusion
                                   John Anastasopoulos, Advisor to the B.o.D., ACEO