“The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life — knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.”

Aristotle

Rosen et al. (2008) state…

“There is no risk without opportunity”

The recent interest in Organisational Resilience, a relatively new field of research, is certainly appropriate given our current global situation. The study of Organisational Resilience is being used to understand the adaptive capabilities of organisations particularly when faced with periods of uncertainty as we…

Paul Wood MBA MSc PGCE BSc FInstLM

Crises are all different. Unlike incidents, organisations may not possess the capabilities and processes to immediately deal effectively with crises. Leaders therefore must be confident dealing with sometimes high levels of ambiguity and rapidly changing circumstances. Crisis leaders must be comfortable, effective and…

Paul Wood

The World Health Organisation defines mental health as a “state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community”.

“There is only one valid definition of business purpose: to create a customer. Therefore, any business enterprise has two — and only two — basic functions: marketing and innovation.”

Peter Drucker (1954)

The debate articulately presented by Lieberman and Montgomery (1988) attached to the business decision of whether to be…

Strategic planning is the process we use to determine the direction an organisation should follow over a pre-determined period of time. This process should consist of a number of key elements.

Business Analysis

The first stage of the strategic planning process should determine the current state of an organisation. This…

· 88% of remote workers struggle with inconsistent working practices and miscommunication, while 83% feel overwhelmed by emails

· Targeted training can help organisations to get the basics right and increase efficiency and wellbeing

· 84% of remote workers report improvements to their work-life balance, but a lack of team…

Paul Wood

“Change is inevitable. Progress is optional. Choose to excel”.

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