The cost of coalition

The dust is settling on the UK 2015 election with self-congratulation for the victors and the ritual resignations of the losers. There were many factors which made this election unique, but most important, if you are interested in collaboration, is that this was an...

The cost of coalition to smaller parties

In recent days we’ve been reflecting on the outcome of the UK General Election, the high cost of the ending of the coalition to the Liberal Democrats and what lessons there are to learn for business partnerships. Alex posted a blog on LinkedIn highlighting the...

Improving Board Performance across sectors

Board members from different sectors have much to learn from one another – and perhaps all could benefits from using a common framework for evaluating their performance. Click here to listen to Alex and David discussing the lessons that emerge from the recent...

Systems leadership

Systems leadership – the dangerous illusions and how to avoid them Whilst we are still awaiting publication of Sir Stuart Rose’s report on the management of the NHS there have been plenty of newspaper leaks suggesting that he will back earlier work from the Kings Fund...

Collaboration in the Boardroom

The design of a Board requires effective collaboration between Executive and Non-Exec Directors – but that’s not easy. Click here to listen to Alex and David discussing the challenges of encouraging effective collaboration in the Boardroom. listen to the...