“Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate and to connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.” Which business academic said that? Actually it was Oprah Winfrey, who as we know runs a very successful business and has connected successfully with millions. Quoted by Daniel H. Pink in his book, ‘A
‘Jim Hamerling said in his Ted Talk “5 Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change” that this was the era of ‘always-on transformation’. We continue to hear organizations talk about ‘too many initiatives’, ‘change fatigue’, ‘the Head Office is not listening’, and ‘this is just a downsizing being called a transformation’. As Jim observes ‘always-on transformation’ sounds exhausting. How
Recently much has been made of ‘big data’, the ‘internet of things’, the importance of ‘extra organizational networks’ in business. Business 4.0. The fundamentals of these dialogues are terrific but are based on one fundamental principle, connectivity. Connectivity increasingly requires technology as an enabler, but it is often presented as an end in itself. The most valuable asset in any
It is a well-trodden cliche to talk about business transformation, using the examples of Blockbuster Video versus Netflix, AirBnB versus hotel booking sites and UBER versus taxis. In the end, business is about growth. Growth is about building value through people and brands. Sounds simple. Based on the S&P 500, the lifespan of a company in 1960 was 61 years.
Over the past year, we are happy to have added three new partners, including our newest addition Drew Munro. Each of these individuals offers unique specializations that will continue to help us improve organizational performance through people. Drew Munro joined Lighthouse NINE Group on 1st June and heads up the Growth & Brands Practice discipline. His career has included leadership
Lighthouse NINE Group Announces the Appointment of a New Partner Drew Munro joins Lighthouse NINE Group on 1st June, to head up their Growth & Brands Practice. He will also serve clients in the areas of Change Management, Strategy & Alignment, Sales Force Effectiveness & Accountability and High Performance Teams. Drew’s career has included leadership positions in Canada, US, UK,