Tag Archives: Simon Gifford

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Decision Makers Why do strategic decisions go wrong? What are the consequences? What distinguishes the great decision makers from the rest of the pack? Get the answer to these questions and more from this … Continue reading

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Euro zone – will it survive the crisis?

Euro zone – will it survive the crisis? When taking strategic decisions, it is critical to understand (as best as possible), the future in which your decision will be enacted. Anyone operating from, or interacting with, Europe, must therefore be … Continue reading

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European debt crisis – useful interactive chart

Short-term scenarios – get a view on the debt crisis in Europe This is a short post to bring to your attention a useful interactive chart on the state of the debt crisis, and related data, in Europe. This has … Continue reading

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The impact of trust on strategic decision making

The impact of trust when making strategic decisions. I recently came across, and read, a book entitled “The speed of trust” by Stephen Covey (junior) and got to thinking how trust can impact on all aspects of our lives – … Continue reading

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World Economic Forum: Global Risks 2011

WEF Global Risks 2011 In advance of the annual Davos World Economic Forum event, the organisation has published their global risks report. This is an excellent report based on a professional survey whose 580 respondents cut across government, business, media … Continue reading

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Drivers of change : the next 40 years

Drivers of change – 2011 to 2050 I came across a fascinating list of likely drivers of change for the next 40 years from Toffler Associates. January seems to be the month that many organisations take a hard look at … Continue reading

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