Drive growth in a regulated world

  Regulated sectors are notorious for wastefulness. Strategies are often aborted, business decisions reversed and resources squandered. But with the right approach, it need not be this way, writes Camelia Ram [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Regulation isn’t all bad. A robust regulatory system can provide an environment for business growth. Through enforcement and … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith video: How being too good holds you back!

When it comes to changing our behavior, there are two options that people usually try. The first is attempting a new behavior (like running Saturday mornings, or calling our parents on Thursday afternoons). The second option most people try is eliminating something. Eliminating is our most liberating, therapeutic action – but we make it reluctantly. … Read more

Your traditionalist CFO could be damaging your profits

  By-the-book financial chiefs compromising company returns Your straight-laced traditionalist CFO could be hampering your firm’s profits. That is the finding from global research by Redshift Research, which surveyed 1,500 financial bosses from 11 countries across five continents. So-called traditionalists – defined as CFOs who prefer to work within existing systems and who are bureaucratic … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith: Why super smart people are no good at giving credit

In an exclusive extract of his upcoming feature for Dialogue, Marshall Goldsmith shows why leaders are often lousy at praising their teams It is incredibly difficult for smart people to listen to someone tell us something that we already know without pointing out: “I already know that.” Imagine that you are my boss. I am … Read more

Expert podcast: Dorie Clark on making yourself heard

In the first of our series of expert podcasts from Inovation Ecosystem. Duke CE educator Dorie Clark says that since we live in a disruptive economy where careers and technologies are constantly changing, we have to look at how we market ourselves in a brand new way. Dorie shares valuable stories and insights on some of … Read more

Dave Ulrich: Do your leaders measure up?

  The way to assure investors and shareholders of your company’s leadership value is to quantify it – accurately, write Dave Ulrich and Justin Alle [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The board of directors of a publicly traded company was frustrated at its firm’s consistently underwhelming stock price. It invited a leading … Read more