(the Fourth Industrial Revolution)
The difficult problems you couldn't solve yesterday,
combines with the new challenges today and on the horizon tomorrow.
It's 'sink or swim' in the perfect storm of business 4.0
Leadership is never greater than the quality of thinking
Think about it
How you approach leadership strategy, understanding complexity, problem-solving and designing solutions is first thought and then action.
Your grey matter, therefore, becomes a vital tool to continually refine to produce high-quality thinking and actions.
> Thinking newsletter fills your Grey Matter to do just that. What makes this newsletter different from others? Quite simply you get to learn the fundamental principles of high-quality thinking.
It's a resource. You will be introduced to a vast reservoir of practice-based thinking that integrates the best of three worlds - first principle science, academic rigour and real-world commercial application.
Four Industrial Revolution (4IR) thinking. Pseudoscience, textbook MBA models and armchair philosophy have diminishing returns in 4IR. *We guide you by focusing on frameworks, models and skill set necessary for effective next-generation leadership. Focused intention. We raise your awareness about approaches to understand complexity, solving difficult problems, and designing/ implementing solutions. When you're confused think of this as your 'Prof.' who's giving you ‘bottom line' clarity.
Focused intention. We raise your awareness about approaches to understand complexity, solving difficult problems, and designing/implementing solutions. When you're confused think of this as your 'Prof.' who's giving you ‘bottom line' clarity.
Respect for context. Our readers are from every corner of the globe, like China, Europe, Middle East, UK, South Africa, USA and Russia. In addition from across all sectors - finance, automotive, sport, FINTECH, tourism, government, health care, etc. All this might seem confusing, which is why our basic starting point is the detail of socio-cultural 'DNA'.
Functional. Practice-based, versatile and applicable. Simply add context, shake and apply.
*Based on extensive research (World Economic Forum - 'Future of Work 2019', University College London/Freeformers, - The Future Workforce Model and Isos Mori Generations Social Research Institute).
Solutions Designed to Prepare|Shift Leadership Mindset
Accredited and Certified to Consult, Design, Deliver, Assess and Enable
& Business Educator
Executive Coaching in Performance, EMCC Senior Practitioner Accreditation & Post Grad
Certification from The University of Strathclyde, The School of Coaching (UK).
Authorized by Myles Downey (acknowledged authority on Performance, Coaching and Leadership) to teach and facilitate the delivery of Leader-Manager-Coach and the development of leadership performance coaching skills.
Comprehensive Change Methodology
Business Lifecycle Diagnostic and Team Integration Phases 1 and 2 Certificate, Adizes Institute (USA)
Certified in the foundation theory and concepts of the Adizes Methodology.
Certified to deliver and teach the Diagnostic Workshop, which includes; the implementation of change, impact teams and processes to realign an enterprise.
Leadership and Organisation Mindsets
Spiral Dynamics Certificate Level 1 & 2, Natural Designs Value Systems Leadership, Organisational Elegance & Integral Management, Adizes Institute (USA)
Certified in the foundation science of Emergent Cyclical Levels of Existence Theory (ECLET) and commercial application of Spiral Dynamics.
Certified to teach, facilitate and asses Spiral Dynamics; which includes, Natural Designs Value Systems Leadership and Organisational Elegance & Integral Management.
Leadership Project 4.0
Designed for leaders who take their growth personally
Do you understand what is on the horizon in your industry/sector?
The demands changes will place on your leadership capacity and capability in your role?
Industries, sectors and organisations are shifting from pre-digital age '3.0' skills to digital age '4.0’ skills.
In the next decade, your leadership effectiveness in will be measured by
the ‘Future of Work’ and '21st Century Leaders Report'skillsets
(highlighted by The World Economic Forum and CMI)
The LP 4.0 helps you prepare/shift mindset for the ‘digital age’ of industry and business. We do this by design transformational learning experiences tailored to your role, organisation and sector.
Leadership 4.0 capacity/capability solutions include;
Who should apply;
Enquire (Launch Autumn 2020 - LP 4.0 programmes tailored to individuals only)
Tailored Educational Digital Media
Occasionally we share exclusive leadership content produced for clients in vertical sectors. We help make complex topics clear, which can include strategy, performance, behaviour, change, disruption, gender, next-generation and difficult problems.
John Grisby FHEA CMBE CMgrMI MA
Professor of Management Practice and leadership expert integrating science and academic/theory with real-world application to solve difficult problems and achieve results. John has extensive experience in diverse global corporate, economic, linguistic and cultural contexts.
His expertise in Executive Coaching for Performance was developed as a member of Faculty at The School of Coaching founded by Myles Downey a pioneer in executive and corporate performance coaching industry. As Faculty/Consultant/Coach he led Open Programmes and was responsible for consulting, designing and delivering In-Company leadership performance programmes in companies including; Sky, NFU Mutual, National Grid, British Gas, Freshfields, NHS East of England and Lloyds TSB.
John is a Professor of Practice Management at the University of Bedfordshire Business School. His works at faculty executive level with the Dean and Associate Dean to deliver the business school’s Employability and Enterprise and Practice-based strategy (UK/Europe/Middle East). His multi-faceted role combines advisory, consultancy, development, design, and deliver on a broad range of projects which include; Business School Impact System, Small Business Charter, Innovation Bridge, ICT Escalator, Innovation & Enterprise, Executive MBA UK/Oman (Part-Time), Executive Education and guest lectures.
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