Leadership, teamwork

17 March, 2020

Leaders in crisis: why teamwork is the way forward

The UK is now at the heart of the coronavirus storm and the economic and financial effects are becoming clear. While companies have worked on their processes to cope with implications of Covid-19, att...

20 January, 2020

Moral leadership has a positive impact—if you tread carefully

Does morality matter in corporate leadership? According to a group of academics moral leadership is important, but it has to be more nuanced than you might have imagined. Academics from the Netherl...
business leaders, leadership

3 January, 2020

Five qualities for business leaders in an age of uncertainty

The 21st century has given us great access to information and a heightened awareness of human impact on the planet. We are also witnessing a proliferation in the use of technology by a global populati...
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...
AI, artificial intelligence

15 August, 2019

Why insecure leaders trust algorithms over advisers

Boards are not just made to hold management to account; they’re also there to provide advice. Except, it seems, some leaders might prefer the counsel of machines rather than real people. That’s...
Norges Bank

31 October, 2018

Norges Bank declares opposition to combined CEO-chairs

Ever wondered whether your board had the right people in the right roles and committing the right amount of time? Norges Bank, Norway’s investment vehicle for the country’s oil wealth, has weighed...
Leadership, success, achievement, team work

28 September, 2018

Resilient leadership: how leaders can survive trauma

Being resilient is not a clean concept, it is a result. Possessing a strong Resilience Quotient, or RQ, means having the ability to work through and survive a traumatic event, as well being able to fa...
chemistry, testosterone, hormone replacement therapy, hrt

21 September, 2018

The chemistry of leadership: can hormone replacement therapy help?

Stress is one of the most prevalent burdens of modern-day life and has become particularly common in large and complex organisations. For many in senior positions executive stress is increasingly impa...
Cybersecurity, cyber-risk, cyber-attack, data privacy

4 June, 2018

Cybersecurity is a key corporate governance concern

Cybersecurity risk is real and pervasive as demonstrated by recent attacks t...
London Stock Exchange, LSE

1 December, 2017

Shareholders to vote on future of London Stock Exchange chairman

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) will push ahead with an extraordinary general meeting on 19 December, which will decide the fate of chairman Donald Brydon, after shareholders refused to back dow...