People Change, People Deliver

After appearing on the 'Women in Innovation' panel at the Legal Futures Conference in November 2018 I penned a blog for Legal Futures (which you can find here) : I’ve been in the midst of change for most of my career. Change was the unintended consequence of selecting personal injury as my specialist subject. Change …

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Why is Amnesty’s ‘Staff Wellbeing Report’ required leadership reading?

On 31st January 2019 Amnesty published the outcome of the assessment conducted by KonTerra following the suicides of Gaëtan Mootoo and Rosalind McGregor and against a backdrop of culture and restructuring challenges. The scope of the assessment explored two questions: (1) What are the major lessons that Amnesty International can learn from these tragic incidents? …

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If you’re doing it then do it with purpose.

One of the most challenging conversations I have when building strategy is the one that seeks to nail down 'purpose'.  It isn't an existential or mid-life crisis type of discussion that seeks to challenge the fabric of being, just a simple question: "what is our collective purpose and for whose benefit?" A recent session on purpose caused an initial tumbleweed moment but then people …

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