Why businesses must slay the sacred ‘proof of concept’ to adopt digital transformation

If the Coronavirus outbreak has taught business leaders across industries anything so far, it’s that embracing technology should be a huge part of any business’ plans. This doesn’t mean welcoming new tools hurriedly, uncritically and with open arms; but diagnosing your opportunities and pain points and defining a technological vision that can benefit your company […]

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  • 2 m read

Leaders need to embrace #MentalHealthAwareness now more than ever

In a year during which families and colleagues have been prised apart and forced inward, we can truly say that #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek has taken on new importance. But even without the trials of this fraught period, there has been a mental health epidemic brewing in the world of work for years – so much so that […]

  • By Joy Poole
  • 10 m read

How executives can lead the way in uncertain times – and plan for the unexpected

resilience /rɪˈzɪlɪəns/ noun 1. the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. So, how’s the new decade going so far? Not as planned, I don’t imagine – but that is sort of the point. Without wanting to immediately mention a certain pandemic, one of the messages I want to hammer home in this article is […]

  • By David Poole
  • 4 m read

How to thrive in uncertain times

The first half of 2020 will go down as one of the biggest opportunities in our lifetimes to learn about leadership, resilience and creativity. Some companies are already showing that no matter how hard it gets out there, the right doses of realism, compassion and creativity can see them through with their stakeholder goodwill intact. […]

  • By Joy Poole
  • 8 m read

A decade of stasis for women in tech – but we have reason to be optimistic

Are we breaking through the glass ceiling, or are we banging our heads against a brick wall? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. A new survey shows that, in spite of all our efforts, the number of women in the technology sector has barely moved over the past 10 years. Another International Women’s Day has come […]

  • By Katie Gibbs
  • 12 m read

Empowering your employees in the face of crisis

In so many ways, working life has come to a sudden and unexpected standstill. The world has gone home. Office whiteboards remain decorated with month-old abandoned brainstorms, and once-crowded conference rooms gather dust. For executives and their teams, the abiding feeling – aptly explored in this HBR article – is grief for the way things were. Already […]

  • By Joy Poole
  • 13 m read

Mindset management: transitioning from fear to hope

Even in the current crisis, the fundamental rules of the game haven’t changed. You still need to keep your target market’s evolving wants and needs at the front and center of your focus. Last week, we explored how the people within your organization will remember your leadership during this crisis. This week we’ll look at […]

  • By Joy Poole
  • 10 m read
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