Agile Leadership Requires Agile Communication

Agile Leadership Requires Agile Communication

CEOs can determine a company’s leadership and communication style, but can’t really succeed without the commitment of the other management levels. Therefore, starting to use social media technologies and demonstrate inclusion instead of cascading...
Agility as a Success Factor in an Uncertain World

Agility as a Success Factor in an Uncertain World

Adaptability and agility have emerged in recent years as distinguishing characteristics of high-performance businesses. It looks like big consultancies like Accenture are waking up to the idea. Their approach will be different to ours but the...
Our Future: Millennials

Our Future: Millennials

  By 2025, Millennials, also known as New Boomers or those born between 1980 and 2000, will make up the majority of the workforce. But, are they willing to adjust and are today’s organisations ready to integrate and manage them effectively?...
Empowering People is Crucial to Agility

Empowering People is Crucial to Agility

“We have been trying to create the tools and the platforms that empower people to do this [ownership], because most people in most large organisations have a lot of helplessness. They believe those processes are run by somebody else – I can’t...
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Metaphor Illustrating Corporate Limitation

A beautiful metaphor on why organisations’ viewpoints are so limited. Frederic Laloux and his book ‘Reinventing Organisations’ are based on the 2nd tier of Graves’ Value System and a glimpse into the future (we hope). To watch the extracted 3...
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Data Accelerates Agility: 6 Development Stages

NetDimensions pulled together data to look at the future of LMS. However, the part looking at ‘Small & Bid Data’ is very relevant to Agile Business Development because it assists an organisation to make quick decisions. The stages...
Vicious Recruitment Cycle

Vicious Recruitment Cycle

I guess this is part of human nature and a human flaw with regard to business performance. The topic reminds me of Google’s recruitment process where they are aiming to create a “bozo-free zone”. Their theory is when hiring one ‘moron’ more will...
Some of Nelson Mandela’s Lessons

Some of Nelson Mandela’s Lessons

We attended a session with René Carayol at the London Business Forum where we discussed why Nelson Mandela’s leadership legacy is pretty unique, rather special and very different. Here are 10 top tips that we can learn from him.

Social CEO

Social CEO

  This info-graphic provides you with a good overview of how much CEOs make use of social media: http://bit.do/SocialCEO.

London Business School: Loss of Control

London Business School: Loss of Control

What is the model of the modern major CEO? This article looks back to Randall Peterson’s article published by London Business School in 2006 and argues that the trend is moving away from the boss whose chief weapons are fear and control. We...