The recent Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report is worth reading, whether you live in the UK or not. It covers issues affecting us all. If you're serving on a board of an organisation, you'd do well to proactively discuss these matters as they can affect your reputation, and if you're a listed company, your share … Continue reading Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level
Recently I’ve had a real spike in calls from people I advise. Those serving as Chief Executives or as members of boards that operate internationally have getting their head around GDPR. Some feel like they're tilting at windmills. The General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR for short, has many local names in the various countries it … Continue reading GDPR, the Golden Rule … and your reputation
Here's a brief question set to help you think about strategic horizons. Useful in the board room, as a team - and as an individual. It should be fairly self-explanatory - once you work through these three steps: Start by reviewing the X and then the Y axis. Then move on to Page 2 for … Continue reading Strategic Horizons – a Question Set to help you Align Your Org
As part of #StartUpWoche Düsseldorf, London-based designer Hazel Macmillan headlined an event hosted at Wacom. Whilst I sadly didn't walk away with one of their nice tablets (or that bicycle!), I did get some takeaways for the boards I advise, framed in a fresh way. Before Hazel took the stage one of the Stefan Kirmse briefly talked … Continue reading The case for creatives in the boardroom
'Change is the only constant' So asserted Heraclitus a couple of millennia ago - and it holds true today. Yet, some studies suggest that as many as 70% of change programmes fail. What does it take to align people behind change? We're here to help improve your chances by aligning people, resources and effort using … Continue reading Our next webinar
This is the question that brought together 69 facilitation, communications and change management professionals over two one-hour twitter chats last October during International Facilitation Week - and Martin Gilbraith and I are now doing a follow-up for 2016 in the form of a webinar. During the session we will: invite you to share some of your own experience … Continue reading What does it take for people to align behind change?
“How can I have more purposeful & productive conversations, bring out the wisdom of a group, encourage feedback between people, and reach shared awareness in meetings? How can I generate and weave together a diverse range of ideas, develop creative solutions and build a group consensus?” Here's our answer - skill up on your group … Continue reading An effective method to #alignyourorg
A round-up of materials that can help you with your alignment work – this issue is focused on Alignment for the Boards but many of these insights apply across other areas of collaborative work. Daily If you're want realtime updates, then here are some useful and relevant organisations and hashtags active on Twitter: @EGBoard | @WOBUK | @tcbcorpgov | @SpencerStuart | @ClarksonCentre | @AICDirectors #board | #governance | #corpgov | … Continue reading Top reads for board members: daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly
Following the recent #FacWeekChat which Martin Gilbraith, Faith Forster and I co-hosted - here's the Storify - kindly collated by Martin.