Leadership

Stepping into 2021 with Intention
Stepping into 2021 with Intention 900 600 Karen Jones

The world-renowned psychiatrist and trauma expert, Dr Bessel Van Der Kolk, a few years ago asked the audience during a lecture what they noticed about an image of the burning twin towers in New York. The image was of Manhattan city dwellers reacting to the attack on the buildings behind them. What Dr Van Der…

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Bringing the Bottom Line Back to Culture
Bringing the Bottom Line Back to Culture 1024 592 Karen Jones

Part 3: What happens when Leaders find themselves in a crisis that requires more than the traditional neo-cortex, thinking yourself into-the solution approach? Covid-19 confronts every business with uncharted territory and a never before encountered challenge. This is the first time the ‘hard’ side of running a business has been hit so ‘hard’ that the…

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2021… Are you ready for an amazing year?
2021… Are you ready for an amazing year? 768 384 Karen Jones

How to see your way to the other side of Corona as a Leader It is extremely easy to watch all the current events pass by and react to them without really stopping to think ‘what does this mean for me?’ and ‘how might my reactions be affecting those around me?’ A few months ago,…

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BUILDING TRUST TO BUILD HIGH PERFORMANCE
BUILDING TRUST TO BUILD HIGH PERFORMANCE 1024 534 Karl-Heinz Oehler

The focus on building a high performance culture is increasing at many organizations, and rightly so. But the need for building trust is equally important. This is not solely an ethical issue, isolated from productivity. Trust is a driver of high performance. What’s so important about trust? Trust enables commitments to be undertaken in high-risk…

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THE BOARD’S ROLE IN CORPORATE CULTURE
THE BOARD’S ROLE IN CORPORATE CULTURE 1024 538 Anja Fiedler

Establishing and driving company culture is not only the responsibility of the Executive Management Team. Boards must play an active role in defining the culture, together with the Executive Management team. They must also lead by example to live up to the key pillars of the desired corporate culture. A company’s culture can be geared…

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