With threats that our city centres will become ghost towns, and that working from home is killing the economy, there’s a cataclysmic tone ringing around conversations about… Read more “Get back to work”
Knowledge is power. While that’s true, the passive aggression of the wilfully stupid, those who choose a deliberate blindness to facts, suggests that a lack of knowledge… Read more “Knowledge”
Madani Younis is to leave his role as Creative Director at the Southbank Centre after just 10 months in post. Wow. Something’s not quite right is it?… Read more “Creative Direction”
Up to the mid 1990s, the advanced economies largely succeeded in delivering the promise of growing prosperity for the majority of their citizens. Prosperity was built on… Read more “Poverty Wears a Young Female Face”
Binna Kandola is Senior Partner and co-founder of Pearn Kandola. His areas of expertise are diversity and inclusion, equal opportunities, assessment and development. He is particularly interested in understanding bias and finding ways to reduce it through effective leadership.
In the video and presentation below, Binna Kandola cogently explains how leaders need to examine issues like bias, stereotyping, group think, how we attend to information which confirms stereotypes, how and why some workplace interventions might enforce unconscious bias and how valuing ‘difference’ can maintain stereotypes.
If I put to you this riddle, what would your answer be?
A father and his son are in a car accident. The father dies instantly, and the son is taken to the nearest hospital. The doctor comes in and exclaims “I can’t operate on this boy.”
“Why not?” the nurse asks.
“Because he’s my son,” the doctor responds.
How is this possible?
Ultimately Kandola presents a challenge to engrained leadership practice, putting forward a new way of leading. It’s fascinating stuff. As marketers, leaders and as human beings, we are evolving. There is still much to do. Watch and learn.
Guess what? The secret to good inbound marketing is content.
I’m often asked how strategic thinking can be turned into action. The answer, as with most things in life, is to strip out
Change management is the bane of every organisation. For the last year I’ve been involved in devising and implementing the marketing strategy for a not-for-profit. The assumption… Read more “Change Management”
I have worked with many for and not-for-profit organisations over the years. In each case there has often been a consistent theme, the desire for a business… Read more “Marketing: Measurement and Strategy”
This very clever ad for The Guardian lays bare the mechanics of modern journalism like words never could: