We must reframe how we measure potential

Thinking outside the nine-box is key, writes Michael Canning [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2019_full_book/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Most organizations I’ve worked with use some version of the popular nine-box grid. The tool is designed to capture an employee’s performance, from underperforming to outstanding, and measure their growth potential, from low to high. On … Read more

Form alliances with your digital aggressors

It’s time to join Team Disruption, writes Michael Canning [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q32019_569cc21c970cbd/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Digital disruption is a clear and present danger. A recent Forbes Insights survey reveals that 51% of executives consider their businesses at risk from digital disruption in the next five years. From discussion with our clients, … Read more

Talent-led industries can learn from sports

Leadership, from the court [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] I’m wary about applying the micro-lessons of achieving high performance on the sports field to business. Most are not translatable – because they are based on the extraordinary talents of individuals. However, as big and visible businesses, the sports entertainment industry … Read more

Disruption – and opportunity – is outside our field of view

Michael Canning’s guide to seeing around corners The marketplace is changing at a breathless rate. Amid the complexity and disruption, organizations and leaders need to ‘see around corners’ – pick up early warning signals of strategic inflection points. This is the seminal teaching of management scholar Professor Rita Gunther McGrath. She defines strategic inflection points … Read more

Energizers are made, not born

There is a power that is open to everyone, writes Michael Canning [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/q4_2018_fullbook/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Ever wondered what makes you light up after interacting with some leaders, while others zap the life out of you in seconds? It is often referred to as ‘energy’. Some believe leaders are … Read more