A new framework for managing risk

A new framework for managing risk

By Professor Robert Kaplan Despite all the rhetoric and money invested in it, risk management is too often treated as a compliance issue that can be solved by drawing up lots of rules and making sure that all employees follow them.  Many such rules, of course, are sensible and do reduce some risks that could […]

Honest ‘Conversations’ replace traditional Performance Management

by Nicola Tyler  Companies around the world are starting to question the efficacy of what we might term “traditional performance management”. Senior leaders report that they have abolished performance appraisal at their companies because it causes so many problems. It’s clear that performance management faces a substantial paradox.  On the one hand, employees and managers […]

Leadership Lesons

Leadership Lessons from Bill Campbell

What makes you a leader? Is it your title, your ability to go through situations unscathed or leading by popular demand? Maybe it is the numerous certificates on your wall or collecting subordinate appreciation. Not quite what you had in mind? Dive into the leadership lessons from Bill Campbell, legendary mentor and executive coach to many […]

How to get the best out of your brain at work

How To Get The Best Out Of Your Brain At Work

By Dr Tara Swart You might not have guessed it, but neuroscience and the way the brain works has all sorts of implications for business. Most people get paid to use their brains, but few understand how their brain works and how to get the best out of it. Understanding neuroscience means that we can better […]

Lessons in Strategy from the Nonprofit World

by Nicola Tyler  Nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps, Tyrol is home to some of the world’s best wines (yes, who knew?), heritage architectural sites and, of course, ski resorts.   Innsbruck, the capital is the only city to be found within the Alps.  Innsbruck is also home to one of the world’s most […]

5 Top Tips revisiting strategy

5 Top Tips for Revisiting your Strategy

by Nicola Tyler  Nicola Tyler, famous for her Strategic Conversations, gives some great tips and tricks for when you next revisit your strategy.     1. Create a movement beyond your mission Today, it is important to build on the value and assets that you have.  Don’t reinvent the wheel. The wheel serves a purpose. […]