gender gap

4 November, 2019

Mind the gap: enabling productive thinking to develop gender balance

Thanks to the tireless efforts of advocates in recent years, few business leaders can now deny the extent and impact of workplace gender gaps. Acknowledging a problem exists is a precondition for solv...
stressed CEO at his desk

25 October, 2019

Feeling drained? Why leaders must learn to manage their energy

When I ran into Dirk, a banking CEO whom I had known for some time, I asked him why he looked so down. After a short silence, he responded with an avalanche of words. He had been feeling exhausted. At...
CEO, political issues, speak out

14 October, 2019

Corporate activism: how CEOs should approach political issues

As the chaos and uncertainty of Brexit continues, the impact on UK business is starting to bite. Industry’s strategy of abstention and neutrality has materialised into a freeze on spending and hi...
sustainability, businessman

18 September, 2019

Sustainability and the five archetypes of boardroom behaviour

There is growing evidence to suggest that sustainability is getting
board meeting

8 September, 2017

Board chair practices across the world: an INSEAD study

How culture impacts the role of a board chair Difficult team members are ubiquitous in business. Generally HR steps in to coach individuals accused of using inappropriate langu...

16 January, 2017

What leaders can learn from the rise of the outsider

Harvard Developmental psychologist Dr Robert Kegan drew on the work of Viktor Frankl’s logotherapy,