The Apocalypse of Leadership

The apocalypse of leadership

‘Leadership for a better future’ is the title for this series of articles and is clearly apposite if we are to emerge from the pandemic stronger and with greater purpose. Whatever the ‘new normal’ is, it demands an inclusive leadership to help people regain belief that there can be a bright future. This article talks…

The future of diversity

The future of diversity and inclusion

A May 2020 McKinsey article says that ‘Inclusion and Diversity are at risk in the crisis – but are critical for business resilience and re-imagination’. ‘Some of the characteristics that inclusive companies exhibit – innovation and resilience, will be more needed than before’. In this article, written before the crisis hit, Carolina Yeo argues that…

Beyond Leadership

Beyond Leadership

How do network leaders lead their employees? In network-like, fluid, or holocratic organisational structures, there is rarely a fixed leadership relationship between employee and supervisor; instead, leadership responsibilities are assigned on a project, task force, or even network basis. For this reason, traditional top-down methods no longer work. Instead, methods for building and stabilising networks…