5 Rules for Leading Successful Change

There is at least one company in the FTSE 100 where the Group HRD has gamely tried to ban the words ‘transformation programme’. The reason, rather than being some Orwellian manipulation of language, is that the term implies a neatly defined end state. In reality, organisations must be constantly evolving if they’re to stay competitive. (read more)

6 Summer Must-Reads

With August just around the corner, everybody is getting ready for their summer holidays. Whether you are jetting off to get some sun or staying closer to home, a good book is a vital addition to the suitcase. (read more)

Five Ways to Break Down Silos

Leaders of large organisations know that to move fast they need flat structures and strong internal collaboration between divisions. Instead, what they are frequently faced with is a hot mess of heavily-siloed units, competing priorities and multiple technology platforms. (read more)

Bringing Strategic Thinking to the Top Team

Almost every Board-level director will say that they put time aside to discuss strategy. What’s rarely mentioned is the quality and usefulness of those discussions. Do they get to the heart of the issues that will determine an organisation’s long-term success? (read more)

The Curse of the Established Company

Businesses that ignore early indicators of disruption are setting themselves up to fail. Hunkering down isn’t the answer either. Leaders must build structures and teams to help them respond, along with their own plan to shake up the market. (read more)