Alicia McKay

Alicia McKay

Alicia McKay, author of ‘You Don’t Need An MBA: Leadership Lessons that Cut Through the Crap’, is a strategic leadership expert and founder of the NaMBA programme – a game-changing alternative to traditional leadership education. Alicia McKay works with leaders and teams to spark strategic shifts in the way they think, work and lead.

Alicia McKay is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. You can follow her on LinkedIn.
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You don’t need an MBA – these are the critical skills you need to be an effective leader

“I hire people in spite of an M.B.A., not because of one.” – Elon Musk In December 2020, Elon Musk made waves at the Wall Street Journal CEO summit. Decrying the ‘MBA-ization’ of executives, Elon argued that today’s top leaders spend too much time in front of spreadsheets and in meetings, and...