Brexit: Risks and Uncertainty

Right now, in the UK, we can't stop thinking about and discussing the direct and indirect impacts of the decision of the UK to leave the EU, especially with all the unknowns, twists, complications, and deals or no deals.  So I'm sparing a thought for the UK Executives whose job it is to lead, manage… Continue reading Brexit: Risks and Uncertainty

Stress & the CEO: What role for the NED?

There's no doubt its a tough job being a CEO, but it goes stratospheric when you have to manage a game-changing situation that has the potential to destroy or seriously damage the size and shape of your organisation.  Take the challenge of access to capital for instance, as it is one of the top concerns… Continue reading Stress & the CEO: What role for the NED?

Are you an effective NonExec Director?

Do you have what it takes to manage a CEO like Camila Batmanghelidjh? The article in today's Guardian,"Camila’s Kids Company: The Inside Story review – both damning and vindicatory" by Sam Wollaston  accurately summarises my feelings on watching the fascinating BBC programme last evening about Camila Batmanghelidjh and Kids Company.  It was a extraordinary exposé and… Continue reading Are you an effective NonExec Director?