Dialogue Classics: The leadership secret to creating more time

  ‘I just don’t have enough time’. It’s a very popular modern moan. You will never have enough.  It’s a fact. You cannot ask God or your boss for a 12-hour extension in the day. Work expands to fit the time available. Challenges and emails breed like rabbits. You have to find ways to bend time … Read more

Meaning and purpose increase mental resilience

“Feeling your work has meaning and purpose increases mental resilience,” uncovers Dr Tara Swart, Neuroscientist in Residence at London’s Corinthia Hotel and Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Like snowdrops rising from a snowy tundra, pressure and stress affect us all, every day. The ability to cope with that stress and pressure is found in … Read more

The conductor’s guide to orchestral management

  The sweetest harmonies are made when all musicians can be heard, finds Kirsten Levermore ‘Isolation’ is not a successful business practice – just ask the gang at Nokia. In an ever-connected world with speedy innovation a necessity, those who can collaborate are at the top. Grounded in psychoanalysis and scientific study, business collaboration expert … Read more

The disruption antidote

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/85″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Death by digital disruption is likely to be the most common postmortem diagnosis for failed businesses of the first few decades of the 21st century. Those corporate coroners who delve further will, however, detect that the underlying cause is more a malaise of the managerial … Read more

The matrix reloaded

  [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q2_2017_full_book/12″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Leaders are spending more time and energy figuring out the best way to organize their companies to compete and win. According to a 2016 Bain study, 85% of executives said that internal obstacles, not external ones, keep their companies from growing profitably. In many … Read more

How to tackle the trust deficit

  Trust, not authority is the new currency of great leaders, finds Piers Cain Trust is in short supply these days. Brexiteers don’t trust experts, Donald Trump doesn’t trust the US secret service, and many people don’t trust him. People don’t trust banks or oil companies to do the right thing. People don’t trust chief … Read more

Keep them fizzing when their world goes pop

  How do you maintain employee engagement and business performance during extreme volatility? Beer giant SABMiller’s Jayne Antrobus and Samantha Rockey report from front of house [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/20″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] It was one of the top five acquisitions of all time: in 2015, the boards of Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) … Read more

Imagine what’s next – or be disrupted

  Ideas are your armour against disruption. Make space for them [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/13″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Disruption has become a recurring theme. Two in every five companies listed on the Fortune 500 in 2000 failed to survive until 2010. Anticipating disruption is one thing. Imagining what’s next before you’re disrupted … Read more

Banking: in pursuit of purpose

The forward-thinking bank-chief Shayne Elliott embodies the power of purpose in commerce [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q1_2017_full_book/8″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] At one time, banking was a simple pursuit based almost entirely on the making of money. Banks would generate income by lending money to consumers at a higher rate than central banks. And … Read more