Harriet Green

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I was so pleased to be interviewed recently by the FT, for their 'Defining moments' feature, sponsored by Withers. In the interview - https://withers.ft.com/ - we talk about business transformations, AI & ethical responsibilities at IBM, plus a few learnings from my childhood, lessons from Thomas Cook and my reactions to the ...

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I have always been fascinated by judgement and strive to be a person who gathers information and thoroughly thinks issues through. I try and work systematically and thoroughly so that in discussions I have the capacity to answer each and any objection that arises and my personal goal is to respond with grace and poise! ...

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The New Push and Pull of our Destiny

March 30, 2021 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

The powerful almost visceral push of what we desire and the extraordinary pull or our calling is becoming more and important to a new generation of employees and a new era. As leaders and followers we all need to think hard about the questions being asked by individuals as we emerge from the vortex of ...

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Managing Oneself

October 27, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

It’s tough to plan ahead right now, but as many are taking a few days out with family and friends this half-term, conversations are inevitably turning to what will we be doing in the run-up to the festive period, and beyond. One of the all-time greats Peter Drucker, the Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, ...

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Trust

October 8, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

I believe it's so critical right now with the convergence of new technologies, global pandemic, a deep crisis of inclusion + Black Lives Matter, and climate change issues, to create a culture of trust. As highlighted in this article about the neuroscience of trust (https://lnkd.in/gunhmGn) I think we need to do 3 things: 1. Recognise ...

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The SCARF model

September 25, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

I am often reminded, during mentoring and business coaching sessions, of the importance of human relatedness and regular one-on-ones. This prompts me to refer to David Rocks superb work on the SCARF model (https://lnkd.in/gXPveQZ) which involves five domains of human social experience: S tatus C ertainty A utonomy R elatedness F airness ...

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Strategy salute to Michael Porter

September 24, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

This post is a strategy salute to Michael Porter with whom I was deeply privileged to learn directly from at Harvard Business School in 2006/7. The new CEO program was a brilliant, intensive emersion into global strategy & competition, working with the very best in the world! Best known for his theories on economics, business strategy, ...

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Three ways to be more resilient

September 18, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

As certainty, security, and our ability to plan even small activities is further eroded in this pre-Covid Vaccine state, personal resilience becomes core to surviving stress. I found this article very interesting as I personally focus on the following 3 main areas of this critical toolkit. http://ow.ly/kGT750BsPCp 1. Cultivate more compassion Firstly for ...

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Leadership Bias

September 3, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

As many leaders are experiencing one of the most extraordinary periods in history, I hope that my posts are helpful as we 'peel the onion' on important concepts that can help us navigate through these times of incredible pressure. Among many topics shared I have talked about growth mindsets, and active listening and asking. During ...

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Ask: How are you today?

August 27, 2020 - By Luan Wise - Leadership

My whole career I have embraced two simple approaches when speaking with my colleagues on a daily and monthly basis. The first is when I meet my co-workers, wherever it is, on a VC, or with a client, I always ask, “How are you today”, listen very carefully to the response, and engage around the ...

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