Insights

JMW’s Consultants and clients share their thoughts on some of the challenges faced by today’s leaders.

Finding the Leaders You Need: Time to stop overthinking it

As someone happily steeped in leadership development, I read a lot of the research, opinions, and articles out there. Naturally, I noticed a recent report on a survey of 510 executives, which...

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Stop Talking! Communicate

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ― George Bernard Shaw

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Owning Their Moment: The UK's Business Elite Speak Out Post-Brexit

Last year, we invited UK business leaders to take part in a survey designed to gain insight into the short, medium and long term effects of Brexit on business and leadership.

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Acknowledging Accomplishment

Read part 1 of this series: The Softer Side of Performance: Authenticity

In today’s fast paced drive for cutting operational and capital costs, restructuring organizations to suit a new strategic...

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The Softer Side of Performance: Authenticity

Business performance is elevated when a strong foundation for leadership is established and fostered. This seems obvious but it’s surprising how often we find in workshops, that the session we are...

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Are you observing or owning your career?

Today’s business leader has to contend with greater levels of uncertainty than ever before - fluctuating commodity prices, contracted markets, variable exchange rates, social and political change....

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How to Create an Environment Where Innovation Thrives

In today’s digital age, radical or disruptive change has become the norm. As technologies increasingly become information-enabled, established industry players are frequently falling victim to...

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Leadership - it's all about the future

A common view of leaders is that they are the people who have assumed a certain position – the manager, the executive, the elected official.  Being part of this community, you know that’s not the...

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Elevating Execution Capability

One of the key issues that comes up in our conversations with senior executives over the past 30 years is how to improve execution capability. The question we get asked time and again is: What...

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Carrots and Sticks vs. Hearts and Minds: How to authentically motivate people

Our clients, like most leaders, are often concerned with how to motivate their employees to perform. In her recent post Rewards: Are they demotivating your team?, Harriet Anzek discussed Daniel...

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