How to lead wisely in uncertain environments

In one of his last appearance in 2000 Peter Drucker, the man who invented management, gave a TV interview from Claremont, California. Do you know the subjects chosen by Peter Drucker in his speech? He spoke about efficiency and effectiveness; enhance the forces, the XXI century management concepts. Do you know the topics remain untouched

How to Manage the Crazy Changes Coming Your Way

A Bit about Don Phin’s Background Don has changed colleges, his marriage, numerous careers, numerous homes, and his finances. He helps companies change and loves the idea of change itself. He lives in Coronado, CA… at least for now. I use these two pictures to make a point. The second was done by my 14

Saudi Vision 2030: How to Maximise Leadership Opportunities

The most important capability for achieving Saudi Vision 2030 is leadership, which has a fundamental impact on every aspect of organisational and national success – and indeed the well-being, happiness and productivity of all people. As we know, huge investments have been made in leadership training, tools and help for many years and there are

Leadership & Management in the 21st Century

Because of technology and the internet, ideas are emerging resulting in almost every known business model in the process of being disrupted, re-invented, or re-imagined. New products and services are emerging at a pace never seen and competition is no longer limited by geographical boundaries. No business model is completely immune to this disruption. But

Disrupt Yourself!

Personal disruption is the act of using a practice employed by companies — wherein a product deemed inferior by the market leader (Amazon v. Borders, Uber v. Yellow Cab) eventually upends the industry — and applying it to the individual. Disruption has the power to transform organizations, communities, and well, the world — but it doesn’t

How Leadership Development Can Impact Your Organisation

For any organisation with aspirations of a successful future, the importance of an effective leadership pipeline cannot be overstated. Businesses are acutely aware of the importance of developing leaders, because annual investment in leadership development now tops $15.5 billion in the U.S. alone, according to research from Bersin by Deloitte. Based on figures published in

Five Innovation Lessons

I’m delighted to have been invited to present a masterclass and some leadership coaching sessions to innovation leaders at Innovation Mauritius on 26 October. Mauritius’ economy is diverse, with significant activity in agriculture, tourism, telecoms and financial services, as a result of a forward-looking Government and an international focus. The conference brings together World innovators, industry practitioners, business leaders, policy makers,

How Prosperous Organizations Engage & Empower Conflict

When we talk about prosperity we believe it represents the sum of an organizations best parts; protecting relationships, advancing wellness and fairness, empowering pride of ownership and being highly profitable. At the heart of our recipe are three key principles: Conflict in and of itself is not the so much the problem it’s the people