When politics and leadership collide

CEO politics and business

The old adage, 'a principle is not a principle until it costs you something’, has never been more relevant. So, what happens when the ‘right’ decision hits the bottom line or impacts a business? It’s a question CEOs are increasingly having to answer

Roundtable: modern approaches to risk

CFO roundtable

Four business leaders discuss what it’s like to manage risk in a digital-first environment and how chief financial officers steer their way through an ever-changing role

Creating leaders at every level

It is said that leadership is an attitude, management a position, so how can businesses encourage the attitude that any employee, including those outside the C-Suite, should consider themselves a 'leader'?

How to lead a high-growth business

Being able to learn from mistakes, adapt to changing conditions and show self-awareness are all common attributes of successful leaders at early-stage companies

Why don’t leaders ‘get’ disruptive innovation?

If you don’t understand disruptive innovation, your digital transformation efforts could all be for nothing

Can ‘non-salespeople’ sell?

From fresh perspectives to a better understanding of customer needs, individuals from unconventional backgrounds could make a big impact on an organisation’s sales function, but not everyone agrees

What does the modern CMO look like?

Marketing leaders are now responsible for leading a data-driven brand transformation while embodying the voice of the customer. As an integral role for ensuring business growth and performance, are the current CMOs up for the job?

Favouritism at work: what leaders must watch out for

One of the biggest problems with favouritism in the workplace is that managers are often unaware it exists. So how do business leaders tread the fine line between meritocracy and prioritising their favoured employees?