Learn how to “Harness the Hurricane of Change” with Mark DeVolder

Suddenly people all around the world are working from home, forced to self-isolate due to COVID-19. Some are working from their designated office at home, complete with mahogany desk, ergonomic office chair, computer with dual monitors, and the like. But many people have had to create their own office spaces: in the spare bedrooms, in the garage or under the …

D-Day for Ireland and Apple as EU court issues ruling on €13bn tax bill

Great article in the Irish Independent today by Tech Editor Adrian Weckler …. Today marks one of the biggest financial rulings in Ireland’s tax history. It’s Ireland and Apple versus Europe. A verdict will be delivered in the long-running case from the General Court in Luxembourg. Here’s a reminder of what it’s all about, the sums involved, and what might …

Are Our Management Theories Outdated? – Gianpiero Petriglieri for HBR

June 18th 2020 “Where are the new management theories?” an acute observer of management trends asked me at a gathering of executives, academics, and journalists focused on the future of work. It was a few months ago, and no one expected the future to arrive as quickly as it has, or in the way that it has. I had heard …

Quarantine in an intangible economy By Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake

How might an intangible-intensive economy respond differently to a pandemic, and to the policies governments put in place to control it? By Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake As governments and businesses race to work out how to respond to the economic challenges of COVID-19, we thought it would be useful to set out how today’s economy might differ from the …

A Masterclass in Foresight with Dr. Richard Hames

Centre for the Future A Masterclass in Foresight with Dr. Richard Hames   Executive Director, Centre for the Future, & Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science If we are honest, most of us would confess at least a casual curiosity for what the future holds. How often have you looked back on a past event and thought; “if I …

Michael O’Sullivan’s latest “Levelling” Piece … Shemozzle

Shemozzle Mike Tyson is apparently coming out of retirement. America may need him. Last week on the Sino-Indian border Line of Agreed Control (North Sikkim to be precise) there was a mass brawl between Indian and Chinese troops. Helicopters (China) and fighter jets (India) were scrambled to add heft to the situation, which left several injured. The incident recalled the …

This Crisis is a Chance for Your Company to Grow Up….

Super informative article with lots of take aways by our Innovation Speaker Josh Klein By Joshua Klein – 05/03/20 The New Normal COVID-19 has enacted unprecedented technology adoption in ways we’d previously assumed were totally impossible, resulting in many employees now being deeply and newly autonomous. That means substantially more risk – and also a unique opportunity to use company …

New Speaker: Michael O’Sullivan author of the Levelling.

TOPICS:  Economic Fault lines, Politics & Geopolitics, Globalization Michael O’Sullivan is the author of  ‘The Levelling’, which outlines what’s next in politics, economics, finance and geopolitics in the post globalization era.  He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council on the New Economy, and a Forbes contributor, and a speaker at the 2020 TED Talk conference.   He has twenty …

The Psychology Behind Effective Crisis Leadership

By Gianpiero Petriglieri  – April 22, 2020 When I ask groups of managers what makes a good leader, I seldom have to wait long before someone says, “Vision!” and everyone nods. I have asked that question countless times for the past 20 years, to cohorts of senior executives, middle managers, and young students from many different sectors, industries, backgrounds, and …

Delighted to be representing Peter Hinssen

Peter Hinssen is a serial entrepreneur, adviser and keynote speaker on the topics of radical innovation, leadership and the impact of all things digital on society and business. For more than fifteen years, Peter led a life of technology start-ups. His first company e-COM was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent, his second, Streamcase, by Belgacom, and Across Technology by Delaware Consulting. His …