Food for thought

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

How to build an anti-racist business

How to build an anti-racist business

You don't need a long history of championing equality to make a difference.

Should CEOs get political?

Should CEOs get political?

The protests that have erupted over George Floyd’s murder have prompted a corporate chorus of...

Why emails cause conflict

Why emails cause conflict

And what you can do about it.

Is management consulting about to get 'Amazoned'?

Is management consulting about to get 'Amazoned'?

The increasing role of 'project tech' in consultancy raises the prospect of a platform-based business...

The art of leadership: From Marcus Aurelius to Martin Luther King

The art of leadership: From Marcus Aurelius to Martin Luther King

The management consulting industrial complex has peddled many theories - transformational, servant, visionary etc -...

Don’t just complain about uncertainty, find the tools to navigate it

Don’t just complain about uncertainty, find the tools to navigate it

Traditional in-person research methods won’t work right now, but that’s no excuse for a wait-and-see...

Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic

Why women leaders are excelling during the coronavirus pandemic

There is a link between female leaders and successful responses to COVID-19.

Why your employees don’t speak up

Why your employees don’t speak up

Research: Half of workers don’t feel comfortable to express concerns - and it’s usually because...

How to have good ideas when you can’t go to the pub

How to have good ideas when you can’t go to the pub

If we’re not careful, lockdown will narrow our creative horizons.

Working from home is making me a better boss

Working from home is making me a better boss

Opinion: The rule book of ‘how to do business’ has been torn up, says this...

4 ways to turn uncertainty to your advantage

4 ways to turn uncertainty to your advantage

Opportunity abounds in hard times, if you’re prepared to take it.

Boris Johnson: A case study in presenteeism

Boris Johnson: A case study in presenteeism

The prime minister sent out an unfortunate message when he tried to run the country...