Janet Yellen – first woman US Treasury Secretary – a leader with impact
Feb04

Janet Yellen – first woman US Treasury Secretary – a leader with impact

We were honoured, and a bit awestruck too, to be part of this line-up of keynote speakers at the Institute for Supply Management’s global conference in Texas a couple of years ago. Both Carly Fiorina (former US presidential candidate and CEO of HP) and Dr Janet L Yellen are well-known leaders in their field and need little introduction.  They were both inspiring to see in action at the conference and we follow their careers with...

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2020: A year to forget or a year to remember?
Dec08

2020: A year to forget or a year to remember?

It’s been said many times and we’ll say it again – it’s been a tough year. Most of us have never experienced anything like it in our lifetime. And we hope that we won’t need to again. But from even the most difficult times come insights, learning, hope, and gratitude for the kindness of other people. And as we are coming to the end of 2020, things are thankfully also starting to look up with several...

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Back to work in the ‘new normal’ is the theme of IMPACT’s September issue
Sep03

Back to work in the ‘new normal’ is the theme of IMPACT’s September issue

September is here and this issue of impact kicks off the autumn by bringing you another collection of our articles on leadership. The global pandemic is creating a new hybrid work environment and there is a lot we can do as leaders to make that experience for employees as positive, collaborative and engaging as possible. That’s what the September issue is all about. You can download the magazine HERE and/or read it online on...

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This is the no 1 leadership challenge right now
Jul01

This is the no 1 leadership challenge right now

The COVID-19 outbreak quickly changed the reality for people all around the world. The speed by which the virus spread, led to governments around the world deploying different strategies to stop or at least slow down the virus spreading. For leaders all around the world, this has introduced new challenges, whether that would be a complete shutdown of businesses to people being required to work from home. When we asked 104 leaders from...

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You don’t need to have an office to have an impact
May29

You don’t need to have an office to have an impact

A version of this article was first published in the Indian Management magazine. Stephen walked through the turnstiles for the first time since being appointed the new Chief Operating Officer. He was filled with energy and pride, having finally secured the senior position he had so coveted. This had been a long process, as all senior appointments are. He had waited for this day for 6 months. He had no history in the organization and...

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Leadership in 2020 – as predicted in 2014
Feb18

Leadership in 2020 – as predicted in 2014

In 2014 we were asked to write an article about what leadership would look like in 2020, and why. The published article follows below. Have a read – does this represent the leadership landscape of 2020? And what do you think are the leadership development trends for the next few years? Please comment below. Thanks! Leadership is fluid and dynamic, it is changing continuously. What leadership was all about 20 years ago has...

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