KUNO Leadership Community

We are creating a purposeful leadership movement—a global network of leaders sharing their stories to inspire and build trust for the next generations.

We are in the business of trust

— The Mantra

We inspire and connect current leaders to act with global impact

THE

Philosophy

The Philosophy

OUR WAY OF THINKING

KUNO Leadership Community is composed of leaders who share our philosophy. Our fundamental values and ideas act as guiding principles for purposeful leadership. Our philosophy encompasses our way of thinking about the world, business, leadership, sustainability, technology and globalisation and the connection between them.

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prosperity

As a purposeful leader you cannot separate economic growth from a positive impact on the world. You must consider your impact on all stakeholders. This is essential for long-term success.

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Humanity

Humans before machines - always. In this Digital Era, purposeful leadership that understands both the importance of human nature, as well as the usefulness of technology as a tool, is more important than ever.

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globaliTY

All leaders have a responsibility to society, beyond borders. Openness, understanding and accepting differences is vital to create a global world.

THE

Founder

The Founder

Eva-lotta Sjöstedt

Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt founded KUNO Leadership
Community in 2019 to build a global sense of trust for the next generation of leaders. Eva-Lotta has 30 years of experience as an international leader, CEO and board member. In addition to running KUNO, Eva-Lotta is on the board of the multinational company Metro AG in Düsseldorf, Elisa Corporation in Helsinki, and Tritax Euro Box PLC in London.

Her leadership book, The Movement of Trust, was released in 2021.

The Founder

Eva-lotta Sjöstedt

“In a fast-changing world – not only aiming to be the best in the world but being the best for the world – is purposeful leadership the enabler.”

Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt founded KUNO Leadership
Community in 2019 to build a global sense of trust for the next generation of leaders. Eva-Lotta has 30 years of experience as an international leader, CEO and board member. In addition to running KUNO, Eva-Lotta is on the board of the multinational company Metro AG in Düsseldorf, Elisa Corporation in Helsinki, and Tritax Euro Box PLC in London.

Her leadership book, The Movement of Trust, was released in 2021.

“In a fast-changing world – not only aiming to be the best in the world but being the best for the world – is purposeful leadership the enabler.”

THE

Ecosystem

We offer an ecosystem of products and services that are customized for your business vision and your unique leadership story. Regardless of culture, experience or industry, KUNO’s educational ecosystem is tailored for you and your organization’s needs.

About The Ecosystem

The Book

The Movement of Trust by KUNO’s Founder, Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt, is an inspirational book about personal growth and leadership, applicable to your current work assignment. The book is the heart of KUNO Leadership Community. It's where we share the stories, values and philosophy that resonates throughout our ecosystem.

the PROGRAMMES

The Programs are the cornerstones of KUNO’s ecosystem. Adaptive educational programs are hosted on Area9’s platform. Examples of our program:

THE BEGINNING / for all

The Beginning starts your purposeful leadership journey with excerpt from the book “The Movement of Trust” and reflective activities. For example: Core values, how you work with sustainability, leading now and in the future. Target group: People interested in the Movement of Trust and personal development. 

THE CULTURE / start-ups

The Culture aligns your start-up idea for securing company’s culture. Creation of your narrative story as founder or CEO, describing your vision, sense of self and how you deliver to all stakeholders. To secure growth both in people and in business, short and long-term. Target group: Founders, entrepreneurs and their teams.

EXPLORE / executives

Explore. Creation of your narrative story as a purposeful leader. Followed by topics, such as: ESG in investment processes, benefits of a diverse organisation, how technology impact humans, future of work, defining the KUNO characteristics, coaching for leaders, being adaptive to change. Target group: CEOs, Management teams, reporting to the C-suite.

Speeches & Dialogues

To inspire and educate, KUNO’s founder has meaningful dialogues with impactful leaders worldwide. Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt also visits events, companies, and universities in person to hold speeches and spark discussions.

Events & Meetings

Broaden your network. In our workshops, you will connect with other leaders, understand the KUNO philosophy, and get inspired by real-life stories from our founder to develop your unique purpose. It’s a two-way exchange with dialogues, breakout groups, and in-depth discussions where thoughts and ideas are shared openly.

Strategic partnerships

AREA9 PLATFORM

Area9 is the leader in adaptive learning systems and owner of the most advanced learning platform in the world, including learning management systems, machine  learning, artificial intelligence and cognitive engineering.  

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KETS DE VRIES INSTITUTE
(KDVI) COACHING

A transformational coaching method. KDVI – launched by Manfred Kets de Vries, professor and founder of INSEAD’s Global Leadership Centre is a pioneer in the  evidence-based, psychodynamic-systemic approach to executive coaching. KDVI coaches at all levels and at all scales–from a single CEO to a global cohort of high potentials.  

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How

The How

Purposeful leadership

As part of our long-term global movement, we form exclusive partnerships with companies and organisations in various industries. The foundation for how we work stems from the concept of purposeful leadership, the KUNO-philosophy and the method of storytelling, all within the KUNO-ecosystem.

“Identifying your purpose will bring you fulfillment, motivate and guide you. You will understand what makes you unique. Knowing yourself is an essential part of our education program”
Eva-Lotta Sjöstedt, founder of KUNO

The three key components
of purposeful leadership
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Sense of self

It starts with your perception and awareness of who you truly are, what your goals, values and motivators are. This shapes how you lead so it is vital that you have strong sense of self. KUNO’s unique method and philosophy help you unlock your purposeful leadership and maps your organisation’s perceptions for alignment so that your organisation can prosper.

Humanity

Humans before machines - always. In this Digital Era, purposeful leadership that understands both the importance of human nature, as well as the usefulness of technology as a tool, is more important than ever.

Sense of self

It starts with your perception andawareness of who you truly are, what yourgoals, values and motivators are. Thisshapes how you lead so it is vital that youhave strong sense of self. KUNO’s uniquemethod and philosophy help you unlockyour purposeful leadership and maps yourorganisation’s perceptions for alignmentso that your organisation can prosper.

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Vision

As a purposeful leader you must have a clear and inspiring vision that is easy to understand, creates a clear focus and motivates. Your vision takes a holistic view beyond the business idea. KUNO’s tailor made offers and community help you develop and/or lead your vision so that it comes alive.

Humanity

Humans before machines - always. In this Digital Era, purposeful leadership that understands both the importance of human nature, as well as the usefulness of technology as a tool, is more important than ever.

Sense of self

It starts with your perception andawareness of who you truly are, what yourgoals, values and motivators are. Thisshapes how you lead so it is vital that youhave strong sense of self. KUNO’s uniquemethod and philosophy help you unlockyour purposeful leadership and maps yourorganisation’s perceptions for alignmentso that your organisation can prosper.

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Stakeholders

All current stakeholders consider three factors in all areas of business that align with their goals, values and motivators and will build trust towards a better world. These factors are sustainability, technology and globalisation, which are incorporated in KUNO’s philosophy and methods. Alignment on these factors is essential in order for you as a leader to deliver to your stakeholders in both the short- and long-term.

Humanity

Humans before machines - always. In this Digital Era, purposeful leadership that understands both the importance of human nature, as well as the usefulness of technology as a tool, is more important than ever.

Sense of self

It starts with your perception andawareness of who you truly are, what yourgoals, values and motivators are. Thisshapes how you lead so it is vital that youhave strong sense of self. KUNO’s uniquemethod and philosophy help you unlockyour purposeful leadership and maps yourorganisation’s perceptions for alignmentso that your organisation can prosper.

Storytelling

Storytelling is an integral part of our method. Storytelling has a unique ability to communicate your vision and beliefs as a purposeful leader. It allows people to hear you through an engaging and motivating medium. You build relationships through storytelling that create trust and ties business and people together.