The importance of trust

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Leaders need to practise their trust signature, says Anne-Valérie Corboz Fake news. Wall Street protests. #MeToo. The Millennial generation has next to no trust in existing structures, be they organizational, societal, or political: research suggests less than 20% of millennials are willing to place their trust in other people, organizations … 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

Inspiration, inclusion and innovation

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Culture has been at the heart of far-reaching business transformation at Jacobs, writes Shelie Gustafson Transformation starts with culture. This has been the reality for us at Jacobs on our journey to evolve from an engineering and construction firm to a technology-forward solutions provider. The journey started when Steve Demetriou … Read more

The inclusion imperative

READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION It’s time for leaders to start listening and create an inclusive culture in their organizations At most large organizations, diversity and inclusion have become interlinked imperatives. While both sides of the coin are important, we shouldn’t necessarily lump them together. Diversity is a payroll issue: it’s about who is in … Read more

The GC People Leader Series meets…Game Change and Strategist, Cliff Prior

In this instalment of The GC People Leader Series, Chief Psychologist at The GC Index Dr John Mervyn-Smith talks to Cliff Prior, chief executive at Big Society Capital, about what it is to be a Game Changer / Strategist Leader. Cliff’s background is in civil society organisation leadership where he has driven successful transformational change … Read more