Opportunity Out of Failure and Conflict

Issue 16

Creativity and innovation are, we are repeatedly told, the key skills required to take an organization forward and sustain it in these hyper-competitive times. This is all well and good, but it does not tells us where the creativity needs to be applied or what instigates it. Orit Wolf in her article explores where her creativity emerges from as an international concert pianist – and innovation consultant. While Charlie Irvine and Graeme Rainbird explore the opportunity brought by conflict, if it is well managed.

Key Articles

The Phoenix of Conflict

Charlie Irvine & Graeme Rainbird

There are always going to be differences between people, particularly those with ideas and responsibilities to manage.

Winning Failures: Turning Error into Opportunity

Orit Wolf

Insights from an international concert pianist and innovation consultant

What's Different About Being a CEO?

Patrick Macdonald

It is all too easy to listen to your own propaganda and start to believe that you really are special


A Will to Forge Leaders for a Sustainable Future

The Phoenix of Conflict


Leadership Sustainability

Winning Failures: Turning Error into Opportunity

Big Picture Vision vs Operation Precision: Managing the Paradox

What’s Different About Being a CEO?

Leadership Journeys – David C Novak

Do You Need to be a Psychologist to be a Good Leader?

Leadership Journeys – Kumar Birla



Leading Growth in the Middle Market

Corporate Universities – What’s New


Strategy for the Corporate Level – Andrew Campbell, Jo Whitehead, Marcus Alexander & Michael Goold

Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank that Broke Britain – Ian Fraser

Telling the Story: The Heart and Soul of Successful Leadership – Geoff Mead

Beauty Queen: Inside the Reign of Avon’s Andrea Jung – Deborah Himsel


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