The ‘L’ Word

Chief Executives are usually – understandably and appropriately – concerned with the legacy they leave when they retire. They want the storyboard, the narrative arc of their tenure, to have a beginning and a middle working up to a strong ending, which sees...

Talent Migration in an Upturn

In his classic book On the Psychology of Military Incompetence (recommended reading for anyone interested in high-stakes organizational cock-ups and leadership hubris) Norman Dixon discusses the difficulties of recruiting talented people to military careers in...