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Leadership & Love: How To Best Influence Those You Lead

By CAROLYNE NJOGU Love, not leadership, is the force that fuels the behaviors and attitudes that lead to phenomenal results sustainably. For to lead people - and all businesses are in the business of serving people - you may want to lead with love.

25-02-2021

3 min Article

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The Group Dynamics That Define Well-Functioning Boards

By VINCENT DOMINE The ability to align, if not agree, on a fundamental purpose characterises effective boards. After developing a sensitive barometer for group dynamics, boards can take steps to improve using five levers.

25-02-2021

4 min Article

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4 Ineffective Parenting Styles & One That Works

By GRACE TAN It occurred to me one day, that parenting is a reflection of who I am. What I say or do reveals everything about my own character. If we want to raise responsible, resilient children, we need to change our parenting styles to be responsible and resilient!

24-02-2021

8 min Article

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Not Everyone Can Be Agile

By YVES DOZ and MARIA GUADALUPE Most of what’s been written about Agile assumes that the methodology can be adapted to any organisation. But our analysis found that some companies are better suited to Agile than others.

18-02-2021

6 min Article

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6 Key Steps to Overcome Fear in the C-Suite

By DR AMY SILVER The impact of fear in the C-Suite is enormous and the impact that trickles down is profound. It is essential that C-suite teams understand how to manage their fear individually and collectively. By doing so they will enable the safety that is essential for strong team play, courageous behaviour and communication.

15-02-2021

2 min Article

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Distant Love on Valentine’s Day

By ROB WYSE At the heart of the stability of our world are mothers. They are the brave warriors in this time. And they need love and support. It takes a village to raise a child. And the world is nothing more than a patchwork quilt of villages that we have sewn together to keep humanity going. On this Valentine’s Day more than any other, I wish that we are all able to touch who we can with love in a physically distant world.

14-02-2021

2 min Article

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Creating and Delivering Value to Customers

By ARUL ARULESWARAN A business exists to satisfy a customer’s need through the products or services it offers. Without a customer there is no market and therefore there is no demand, and hence what remains is only potential. Converting the potential into an effective demand and the sale (how) is only possible when the value to the customer is realised and thereafter wealth is created by the business (what).

12-02-2021

10 min Article

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Discipline Versus Punishment

By JOHN ROSEMOND Too many parents make the mistake of thinking that discipline and punishment are one and the same. Punishment is sometimes the best corrective, but when punishment is not delivered with a correct attitude on the part of the parent, it can be counterproductive.

10-02-2021

2 min Article

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In Bad Times, Decentralised Firms Outperform Their Rivals

By PHILLIPPE AGHION A new paper by Aghion et al* (2021) titled “Turbulence, Firm Decentralization, and Growth in Bad Times”, shows that large downturns tend to have less dramatic consequences for decentralised firms. When the market is rife with uncertainty, decisions often need to be made in the blink of an eye.

04-02-2021

5 min Article

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Leadership & Love: How To Best Influence Those You Lead

By CAROLYNE NJOGU Love, not leadership, is the force that fuels the behaviors and attitudes that lead to phenomenal results sustainably. For to lead people - and all businesses are in the business of serving people - you may want to lead with love.

25-02-2021

3 min Article

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The Group Dynamics That Define Well-Functioning Boards

By VINCENT DOMINE The ability to align, if not agree, on a fundamental purpose characterises effective boards. After developing a sensitive barometer for group dynamics, boards can take steps to improve using five levers.

25-02-2021

4 min Article

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4 Ineffective Parenting Styles & One That Works

By GRACE TAN It occurred to me one day, that parenting is a reflection of who I am. What I say or do reveals everything about my own character. If we want to raise responsible, resilient children, we need to change our parenting styles to be responsible and resilient!

24-02-2021

8 min Article

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Not Everyone Can Be Agile

By YVES DOZ and MARIA GUADALUPE Most of what’s been written about Agile assumes that the methodology can be adapted to any organisation. But our analysis found that some companies are better suited to Agile than others.

18-02-2021

6 min Article

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6 Key Steps to Overcome Fear in the C-Suite

By DR AMY SILVER The impact of fear in the C-Suite is enormous and the impact that trickles down is profound. It is essential that C-suite teams understand how to manage their fear individually and collectively. By doing so they will enable the safety that is essential for strong team play, courageous behaviour and communication.

15-02-2021

2 min Article

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Distant Love on Valentine’s Day

By ROB WYSE At the heart of the stability of our world are mothers. They are the brave warriors in this time. And they need love and support. It takes a village to raise a child. And the world is nothing more than a patchwork quilt of villages that we have sewn together to keep humanity going. On this Valentine’s Day more than any other, I wish that we are all able to touch who we can with love in a physically distant world.

14-02-2021

2 min Article

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Creating and Delivering Value to Customers

By ARUL ARULESWARAN A business exists to satisfy a customer’s need through the products or services it offers. Without a customer there is no market and therefore there is no demand, and hence what remains is only potential. Converting the potential into an effective demand and the sale (how) is only possible when the value to the customer is realised and thereafter wealth is created by the business (what).

12-02-2021

10 min Article

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Discipline Versus Punishment

By JOHN ROSEMOND Too many parents make the mistake of thinking that discipline and punishment are one and the same. Punishment is sometimes the best corrective, but when punishment is not delivered with a correct attitude on the part of the parent, it can be counterproductive.

10-02-2021

2 min Article

category-icon

In Bad Times, Decentralised Firms Outperform Their Rivals

By PHILLIPPE AGHION A new paper by Aghion et al* (2021) titled “Turbulence, Firm Decentralization, and Growth in Bad Times”, shows that large downturns tend to have less dramatic consequences for decentralised firms. When the market is rife with uncertainty, decisions often need to be made in the blink of an eye.

04-02-2021

5 min Article

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