Food for thought

Smart business is good business. Here are some thoughts to provoke, challenge and inspire.

4 films to keep you sane during the coronavirus lockdown

4 films to keep you sane during the coronavirus lockdown

Cirrus CEO Simon Hayward shares some choices to put things in perspective.

"Blind CVs don't improve your access to talent"

"Blind CVs don't improve your access to talent"

Opinion: If you want to hire socially mobile go-getters, you need to know the context...

We’re systematically promoting the wrong people… and it’s got to stop

We’re systematically promoting the wrong people… and it’s got to stop

You can identify potential leaders through these five behaviours.

Asking questions can reduce your credibility as a leader - but it’s worth it

Asking questions can reduce your credibility as a leader - but it’s worth ...

Research shows that an openness to learn has a massive impact on the way you’re...

What it really means to reinvent yourself

What it really means to reinvent yourself

Transformation comes with a cost.

Your company might not be as inclusive as you think

Your company might not be as inclusive as you think

There is a serious gap between the perceptions of leaders and their staff.

How overconfidence affects your firm’s fortunes

How overconfidence affects your firm’s fortunes

Research shows that the more confident a CEO is, the less likely they are to...

5 everyday tricks to beat bias

5 everyday tricks to beat bias

Forewarned is forearmed.

All that’s required is a pen, a notepad and a brain

All that’s required is a pen, a notepad and a brain

How to model the future without touching a computer.

Why you let toxic cultures flourish

Why you let toxic cultures flourish

An organisation is only as good as the behaviours that it’s prepared to tolerate.

Matthew Syed: You can't box-tick your way to real diversity

Matthew Syed: You can't box-tick your way to real diversity

The author and table tennis champion says cognitive diversity will be the key source of...

The death and resurrection of the premium customer

The death and resurrection of the premium customer

Top-end service is no longer at the discretion of the management.