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Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

Is your business prepared for climate disruption?

The European Central Bank, one week after the Glasgow climate talks, released a report into what’s really going in the world of European banks in terms of climate risks.  It makes for some...

Why you can’t straddle two operating systems

Why you can’t straddle two operating systems

Slowly but surely it is beginning to dawn on leadership teams that attempting to straddle two operating systems (ie in-person working AND remote working) is really hard as the two are not compatible...

We are entering into unchartered territory

We are entering into unchartered territory

The physical environment is going to become increasingly unstable. As it now seems certain we are on pathway to 2.5°C of global warming, extreme weather events will increase in frequency as is...

Remember the flea in jar?

Remember the flea in jar?

Do you remember the experiment with the flea that grew accustomed to the lid on the jar, so much so that when it was lifted it kept jumping just below where the lid used to be? Essentially staying...

Hybrid work challenges

Hybrid work challenges

In this interview with Emma Goldberg of the NYT she references this comment by Andi Owen, the chief executive of MillerKnoll, who warned that workers who resist going back to the office could find...

Pre-pandemic mistakes repeated

Pre-pandemic mistakes repeated

In 2019 if you had asked leadership teams what the biggest threat to their business would be almost none would have mentioned a pandemic. The interesting thing is that those who had prioritized...

COP26 Glasgow

COP26 Glasgow

Today is the start of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. This event will likely be the most important of our lifetime as we have don’t have the luxury of time to put us on a different emission...

Forrester: Companies will fail at anywhere-work

Forrester: Companies will fail at anywhere-work

This from their Predictions 2022 Europe insights Ten percent of companies will commit to a fully remote future. For the remaining 90%, vaccine mandates will lead to complications but won’t be the...

So is in-person working better?

So is in-person working better?

Traditional in-person leadership teams consistently say in-person working is more effective. To which my comment is always “so how do you explain how the very successful office-less teams function?”...

Let’s end the daily commute!

Let’s end the daily commute!

If you have been following our posts here for any length of time you would have seen us talk about the rapidly rising need to decouple your business from fossil fuel touch points. It’s a mammoth...