by stevenpaul | Jun 5, 2017 | Blog Posts
Building an organisation with a culture of collaboration at its heart reaps significant rewards – positive and trusting working relationships lead to a culture of excellence that is very difficult to attain otherwise. Leadership teams have an integral role in fostering this kind of interaction and connection between their staff. Here are my tips for improving the communication and relationships in your organisation. (more…)
by stevenpaul | May 17, 2017 | Blog Posts
Most of us have and will experience a challenging workload at various points in our career. With businesses increasingly focused on optimal productivity, instigated by periods of business growth, recession or transformation, responsibility and expectation can grow with little direction or support from leadership. Here’s my advice on how to maximise your productivity and capacity whilst protecting performance.
by stevenpaul | May 10, 2017 | Blog Posts
Companies with engaged employees consistently and substantially outperform their competitors – they are more productive, are much less likely to quit, and can be incredibly effective ambassadors for your organisation. Here are five approaches to employee engagement to make sure your staff have a truly emotional and functional commitment to your organisation. (more…)
by stevenpaul | May 3, 2017 | Articles & Press, Blog Posts
Take a moment to reflect on those times when you came out of an executive / senior leadership meeting and thought – wow! what a bunch of unruly immature kids with bad behaviours – whose ultimate purpose seemed to be making other people’s lives difficult instead of constructively strategizing, empowering and providing leadership to drive the organization forward?!
Well, you are not alone… in my professional journey globally, I have experienced and observed a wide range of scenarios. On several occasions, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to support in shaping senior leadership teams and their respective governance committees. I have shared some concepts that you can use to make your leadership teams and board room effective.
by stevenpaul | May 1, 2017 | Articles & Press, Blog Posts
The automotive industry, like many industries, is being impacted by technological breakthroughs.
Given my keen passion for cars and innovative automotive technology, I have articulated advances in mobile Internet access, electric-powered vehicles, self-driving technology, Internet of Things (IoT). More are all beginning to impact the automotive industry and this article will explore six of these trends and how they will generally impact the organisational workforce.
by stevenpaul | Mar 29, 2017 | Articles & Press, Blog Posts
How close are we to AI robotic machines a.k.a. intelligent cyborgs imitating human behavior? This is perhaps a question for the most renowned Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts the world over, but there’s no doubt that emerging technologies have brought us to the precipice of major business transformation, and there’s no turning back.
According to a recent PWC report, up to 30% of existing UK jobs could be impacted by automation by early 2030s, but new job will be created elsewhere in economy. US is at 38%, Germany at 35% but higher than Japan at 21%. In many cases the nature of jobs will change rather than disappear.