Insights from our award winning team of thought leaders, business analysts and innovators.

3 leadership lessons from a lifetime of observation

Leadership is one of the most debated topics in business. Over the last seventeen years with Chemistry I have had the good fortune to profile and work with exceptional leaders….

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The Life Changing Magic Of NOT Doing The Same Thing And Expecting Different Results.

Why the ‘right team’ in the ‘wrong context’ can be a disaster for business We often talk about the importance of giving feedback as a leader. This week I’m writing…

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Covid-19: After “The Great Disruption” do businesses have the right leaders in place for our new context?

For as long as any of us care to remember we have been chasing the holy grail of a business that disrupts an industry or sector. To find the Uber…

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A lesson in leadership from one of the greats: Hire Great. Nothing less will do.

This year marks my 28th year in the world of talent. Whether or not that makes me an expert, I’ll leave to my clients to comment, but 28 years definitely…

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What is the cost of poor leadership?

We all feel the cost of poor leadership. We’re living it right now. The mismanagement of a pandemic, prejudicial police tactics, inaction on climate change – the cost is severe….

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Working from home best practice – what does the research say?

In the process of developing our new assessment tool to better help you understand a distributed workforce in the “new normal” we have done a lot of reading to inform…

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Transforming businesses to adapt to the “new normal” – what should success look like for you?

If you are anything like me you will have been thinking a lot about the future recently, and what it holds for the organisational structure of your business in the…

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CVs are BS: There has to be a better way to recruit talent

Deep down we all know that the CV is total nonsense. “Please sum up the entirety of your professional career and every important thing you’ve ever done at work onto…

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Is there such a thing as empathetic capitalism?

One of our favourite weekly podcasts is Professor Scott Galloway’s Pivot. Though he is a self-professed Capitalist, he has some very forthright views on what that should actually mean that…

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The True Measure of Leadership

How do you judge the value of the leaders in your business? What are the true measures of CEO performance? We tend to judge the value of a leadership team…

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