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, understanding complexity, problem-solving, understanding complexity, and design solutions (or not!) 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 principals 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 and 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 (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).
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 - China, Europe, Middle East, UK, South Africa, USA, Russia, etc., In addition from across all sectors - finance, automotive, sport, FINTECH, tourism, government, health care, etc. Each has a particular socio-cultural 'DNA'. All these variable might seem confusing, but our essential starting point is you - the human being and culture (I.e. ethnography).
Functional. Practice-based, versatile and applicable. Simply add context, shake and apply.
Solutions Designed to Prepare|Shift Leaders
Tailored Leadership Digital Media Packages
Occasionally we share exclusive leadership content produced for clients in nice sectors. We help make complex topics clear, which can include strategy, performance, behaviour, change, disruption, gender, next-generation and difficult problems.
The difficult problems you could not solve yesterday,
combines with the new challenges today and on the horizon.
It’s ‘sink’ or swim’ in the perfect storm of business/industry 4.0
The chances of successfully surviving the Perfect Storm in your industry will depend on two key elements;
1. The quality of leadership mindset
2. Ability to solve complex problems
The Industry/Business 4.0 Briefing-Workshop is an interactive ‘TED Talk’ designed to shift your grey matter. It puts you in the ‘eye of the storm’ through a tailored analysis of the invisible drivers below the surface level - which impact visible surface-level organisation, sector and leadership strategy. You will be face-to-face with the critical elements that will either break or transform business results.
NOTE: CURRENTLY SOLD OUT UNTIL OCTOBER 2019
Leadership Project 4.0 (LP 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 capacity building and capability improvement solutions include;
Who should apply;
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.
GMG Ltd. is a Value-Based consultancy. The client’s investment is always based upon the project within the parameters described and never an hourly rate or daily fee. The agreement is more of a retainer where the client has full access for a contracted period of time. We believe clients should never have to watch the clock when seeking advice, make an investment decision every time our assistance may be needed, nor have to seek permission to spend money if they need additional help. The client’s investment is based on GMG’s contribution to the value stipulated and the results the client achieves.
Some characteristics of Value-Based client engagements include;