Tagged: leadership

A Faustian Bargain Involving Privacy, Pandemic and a Functioning Economy

Privacy may be at stake as the rise of apps in South Korea and China allow citizens and the government, respectively, to determine the COVID-19 status and risk profiles of individuals. Expert Contributor Kevin Benedict compares this to a “Faustian Bargain” – a sort of trade-off that people make to secure the functioning of our societies.

Flattening the Curve of a Risky Future

Expert Contributor Kevin Benedict looks to the post-pandemic version of normal, interrogating the extent of our new-found awareness of risk. Encouraging strategy that includes a focus on risk can certainly help organisations and governments better prepare for disaster response.

Culture and Humility as Competitive Advantages

Expert Contributor Kevin Benedict shares his conclusions from interviewing over 100 business leaders in 2019 alone. Linking three areas of culture, Kevin highlights the stumbling blocks while illuminating opportunities to overcome them.

Pre-Pandemic Assumptions and Presumptions

Expert Contributor Kevin Benedict reflects on the assumptive nature we’re all no stranger to. The pandemic has been a harsh reminder that assumptions are potentially more harmful than they are convenient.

Thinking Like a Futurist

In this episode, I have the pleasure of learning from TCS’s futurist Frank Diana as he shares his advice on...

Napoleon, Pandemics and Competition

Expert contributor Kevin Benedict draws apt comparisons between the challenges faced during the Napoleonic Wars of the 1800s and the effect COVID-19 is having on business models. Should this crisis fundamentally change how your business operates post-pandemic? If so, how should leaders go about changing their business plans?

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