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Transforming a Business Needs Different Leadership

Transforming a Business Needs Different Leadership

By Dave Hickey The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored that need for businesses to transform. Most organisations have already launched rapid measures in response to the situation, driven by the necessity to retain revenue and jobs. Changes to processes, supply chains,...

Speakers and programme finalised for Leading At The Edge

Speakers and programme finalised for Leading At The Edge

The programme for Leading At The Edge Online, taking place on 7th October, has been finalised today. There will be a total of 11 speakers over eight sessions in different formats - including presentations, interviews, round-tables and an interactive session with Kelly...

Changing Culture and Improving Engagement With Story

Changing Culture and Improving Engagement With Story

By Dave Hickey This picture tells a story. Even when we don’t know the context, as with this image, our minds immediately create a narrative to frame this, so strong is our reliance on story as a way of understanding, engaging with and remembering what’s happening...

What makes a good leader?

What makes a good leader?

By Dave Hickey We don’t have to look far to identify examples of bad leadership at least in the public arena. Or at the very least leadership in bad faith – that is promising to do one thing and promptly doing something to the contrary. Golfgate, Boris’ Brexit...

Speed of Execution: An Essential for Survival in this Next Normal

Speed of Execution: An Essential for Survival in this Next Normal

By Dave Hickey Back when Tom Peters’ ‘In Search of Excellence’ was about the only business book anyone had read, the concept of ‘Ready, Fire, Aim’ was one that resonated. It emphasised a bias for action and speed in execution. The phrase was used as the title of...

Has COVID Changed How You Lead?

Has COVID Changed How You Lead?

By Dave Hickey The humanitarian challenge of COVID-19 is massive. Millions of people are ill, hundreds of thousands have died, unemployment is rife in the world’s strongest economies and governments are struggling to deliver critical services. Businesses across the...

Changing Consumer Behaviours: Your business needs to react

Changing Consumer Behaviours: Your business needs to react

Consumer beliefs and behaviours changed quickly during the COVID-19 lockdown and these changes are continuing as societies re-emerge. What does this mean for your business? Can you change how you operate to take advantage of this mini-revolution?