In this issue
- In a difficult environment, leaders need to resist the impulse to adopt a defensive pose. They must instead take actions that will position their organization for success.
- GMOResearch suggests that with the right mind-set, technological literacy, and community engagement, you can shepherd your entire workforce into the digital future.
- What the Allied invasion of Normandy has to teach us about the power and utility of organizational agility.
- Understanding how ecosystems grow, thrive, and regenerate can help leaders steer their organization in the future.
- s+b BlogsWorld viewIn the face of a global crisis, well-prepared businesses can help protect their workers and their bottom lines.
- s+b BlogsOrganizations & peopleShifting from cascading information to chartering teams can generate the clarity and commitment your new strategy requires.
- s+b BlogsConsumer & retailThe AR market is predicted to top more than US$1 trillion by 2030. So where’s the killer app that will win over consumers?
- s+b BlogsStrategyCompany directors face heightened pressure to assess and manage risk at the organizations they oversee — and in the boardroom itself.
- s+b BlogsTech & innovationDefining a company begins by looking at what it produces and sells, not at what enables it to do so.
- Energy & sustainabilityThe environment and other aspects of sustainability are becoming top concerns for investment CEOs and their clients.
- Strategy“Keep it simple” and “learn from nature” are positive mantras to live and work by.
Books in Brief
- In his new book, The Passion Economy, journalist Adam Davidson uncovers stories of small businesses that thrive in niches.
- In Don’t Fall for It, Ben Carlson delves into the psychology of why some people commit fraud — and why others become victims of it.
- In The Ethical Algorithm, two University of Pennsylvania professors explain how social values such as fairness and privacy can be designed into machines.
The Thought Leader Interview
- Stephen A. Schwarzman discusses what it takes to think big — in business, deals, and philanthropy.
Endpage: Closing Thoughts
- s+b BlogsKeeping your organization running during a crisis, like coronavirus, that persists over months requires planning, clear communication, and empathy.