Dialogue Q3, 2020 – Available now!

Here’s what to expect, from the desk of editor Patrick Woodman As this issue of Dialogue goes to press, much of the world is in a state of lockdown unknown – indeed, unimaginable – at any point in most of our lifetimes. The impacts of Covid-19 will be far-reaching and hard to predict. Its lethal … Read more

The new five forces

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Marketers need a fresh take on Porter’s strategy classic US business professor Michael Porter first wrote about his Five Forces over 40 yearsago. His framework remains a classic of strategic planning; but given the changesin the business world in the decades since, isn’t it time it was updated? Porter drew … Read more

The future of healthcare

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Tim Jones and Jonathan Besser report on the technology and talent challenges facing healthcare leaders around the world Propelled by innovation in technology, the healthcare sector is undergoing major changes. In the US, Amazon is embedding itself in the prescribed-drug supply chain, while in the UK, Alexa is answering patient … Read more

The five new rules of ethical marketing

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Sustainable and principled business practices make marketing more effective Ever-increasing numbers of conscious consumers are forcing a change in the way that marketing departments behave. The old days of creating consumer demand and fuelling consumerism are ending. Companies are now required to be more accountable and responsible in their marketing, … Read more

Leading compliance through a crisis

Now, more than ever, organizations must demonstrate ethics, integrity and compassion, writes Angela Crawford Businesses and their employees continue to struggle with the economic and personal fallout of the Covid-19 crisis. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that businesses must demonstrate ethics, integrity, and compassion. The following are three strategies for leaders to consider … Read more

The GC People Leader Series meets…Game Changer, Implementer and Polisher Valeria Ponis

In this edition of The GC People Leader Series Roxana Radulescu, Founder and Consultant at GC Partner All Personal, talks to Valeria Ponis, Corporate Development Manager at Deloitte Canada, about what it is to be a leader and how her natural proclivities support her in her leadership role. Educated at the University of Rome Tor … Read more

Executive education fit for digital disruption

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Innovation is essential if leadership development is to keep pace with the needs of business Never has it been more important for leaders to be learners. The challenges presented by today’s fast-moving environment mean that organizations must have agile leaders at all levels, or they face significant strategic and operational … Read more

Getting 70/20/10 right

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION It’s one of the most misused concepts in learning and development. Byron Hanson makes the case for a rethink The ‘70/20/10’ concept is one of the most common concepts in employee development – and one of the most widely misunderstood. It captures the idea that effective workplace development includes different … Read more

The rise of peer-to-peer lending

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Innovative collaborations and customer focus will drive continued growth in this young industry. Inês Maia looks to the future Over the last 15 years, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has enjoyed a meteoric rise. In the wake of the financial crash of the late 2000s, it has firmly established itself in the … Read more

The four delusions of leadership

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION We have to move beyond the Hollywood version of how to lead strategic change, writes Elsbeth Johnson Over the years, a clichéd vision of leadership has become established which is especially popular when it comes to how we lead change. We see it everywhere – from The West Wing and … Read more