Responsible leaders grow through slow and thoughtful processes of experience, interpretation and dialogue says Professor Paul Hibbert, Dean of the Faculties of Arts and Divinity at the University of St Andrews.
Compelling forces are unwinding establishment law. New platforms such as LawPath and Lawyers on Demand are emerging, disrupting traditional business models of law firms. David Williams, Mullins Lawyers Partner gives us a tour of the changing landscape of the legal industry.
We pay multi-millions, but do leaders actually have an effect on organisational performance? Eminent Oxford scholar Professor Andrew Pettigrew steps out the evidence.
As PWC Chair in Digital Economy at QUT, Marek Kowalkiewicz joins Kate Joyner in a conversation about the gig economy, predicting and proactively meeting the needs of customers, environmental sensing to avoid disruptive blindsiding and digital intelligence (or stupidity). Find out Marek’s thoughts on how our homes may evolve for in a digital future.
If we have been in organisational life for any length of time, we will have experienced coaching. We may have had someone coach us, we may have been a coach ourselves to our team, or to colleagues, or we may have had some help from a professional coach. Dr Geoff Abbott is Director of Executive and Organisational Coaching at the Graduate School of Business, QUT and an experienced executive coach. He has recently developed the innovative Executive Graduate Certificate in Business (Leadership through Coaching and Mentoring) program. Geoff talks with host Kate Joyner about how the practice of coaching is changing in line with the complexity and volatility of our environments.
Do you feel there is a depth of connection among the people with whom you share your worklife? Leadership coach, lecturer and writer Aubrey Warren talks with host Kate Joyner about how to improve our skills in dialogue so that our organisations can achieve their goals, one conversation at a time.
Aubrey also discusses how the nature of our conversations is changing with technology. He talks about his book with Dr Tim Bakker Conversations at Work, and also his excitement and alarm around the ideas in the book The Seventh Sense.