"Only once you’ve mastered your inner game are you able to really operate your outer game—driving business performance, inspiring people, attracting talent and creating strategies. Of course, [inner and outer games] integrate. When your outer game is running smoothly it certainly fuels up your inner game. That’s the model we believe is the right model of leadership for now. But of course it will keep changing."

Unilever chief executive Alan Jope, speaking earlier this month at the “Future of Work Summit,” as reported by Marketing Week in its story, “Unilever’s CEO on the ‘New Mode of Leadership.’”