“Our clients increasingly operate seamlessly across borders. Our people need to be able to do the same,” Peter Lacy, managing director of strategy for the Asia-Pacific region at Accenture says. “That mindset comes from being exposed to new business cultures and experiences that come with international placements.” (Financial Times)
“We believe that business must be part of the solution. But to be so, business will have to change; there is not ‘business as usual anymore’. Sustainable, equitable growth is the only acceptable business model. Our vision is to grow our business, whilst reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact.” (Unilever’s Strategy for Sustainable Business)
“By understanding the stages of change – and the pitfalls unique to each stage – you boost your chances of a successful transformation. The payoff?? Your organization flexes with tectonic shifts in competitors, markets, and technologies – leaving rivals far behind.” (‘Leading Change. Why transformation efforts fail’, HBR)
motivate a big impact
Best strategy to address current challenges is to collectively come to a solution by first getting to know who is the PEOPLE involved and what their talents are. SOCIAL CAPITAL is key for success in nowadays business, either entrepreneurial initiatives or corporate issues.
I believe that embracing diversity, including experiences from different cultures, backgrounds and points of view, positively enables the needed change to happen.
And then what? EFFECTIVE LISTENING. INNOVATIVE MINDSET. CREATIVE APPROACH. EFFICIENT PROCESSES. TRUSTWORTHY LEADERSHIP.