The role of Leadership in AI, Automation and Future of Work

Identifying business purpose plays a significant role in leadership finding what technology to invest in and how to create sustainable value from it.

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Conversations and Connections

A good conversation is soul satisfying. It leaves one feeling fulfilled, creative, energised and with the beginnings of a great relationship. In fact isn’t that how all great friendships, marriages, partnerships start out? Being a strategic planner and marketer by profession I have always been intrigued by the value a conversation creates. Throughout my career […]

What Business Needs Today

Business is changing by the hour. Debates on leadership, the strategy-execution gap, employee engagement, digital transformation, technology investment all rage on each day. Earlier in the week I shared an article in LinkedIn titled—Re imagining Business: How to Cater to the Customer of the Future- with the intention of stirring up a conversation. That’s what I do—I […]

Will Islamic Finance Build Social Capital?

IN the past year the landscape for Islamic finance has rapidly changed thanks to the disruption brought in by FinTech. With shariah-compliant cryptocurrency[i], robo-advisory services, crowdfunding investments and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms[ii]  and rising acceptance and use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and the Internet of Things(IoT) that people are getting used to the Islamic […]

When Culture Knocks Out Strategy

Having spent the past two decades managing diverse growth initiatives the most important learning I have had is that the success of a business strategy is 100% dependent on the organizational culture. Culture determines the organizational ability to critically and strategically think and execute with focus and determination. And culture is built by the people […]

Strategy is as good as its execution

In developing an effective strategy—one that clearly depicts positive impact to society—having a growth mind-set is a key element that is critical in creating a positive attitude. To ensure this leaders need to have a high level of emotional intelligence using which they are able to understand different perspectives of the issues and are able […]