Climate data cannot be kept out the boardroom

Climate data cannot be kept out the boardroom

A discussion on this data should be part of your next leadership meeting agenda. The latest IPCC emissions report card shows we are completely off track and what we have to do next involves "deep,...

Why some bosses want you back at the office

Why some bosses want you back at the office

I have in the past shared some insights into why large numbers of surveyed employees want some days in the office (See Why employees want "hybrid working") This is largely due to the fact that...

Near term leadership goals

Near term leadership goals

In the very near future we are going to need an all society approach to reverse the pictured trajectory. Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide This is the most important challenge of our time and the...

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

At the Dreamforce NYC event this past week during Brett Taylor's keynote he outlined how Salesforce sees the future of work. There were a couple of things about this worth highlighting.  1) The...

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most of us don't have a clue what it's going to take. I certainly didn't! This piece from Jason Hickel has helped me round out my understanding of the enormous task that lies before us if we are to...

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...

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...