Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, regularly writes and speaks on the subjects of business transformation, M&A integration, executive boards and leadership. We also contribute to leading business websites and publications.
With big deals often come big egos that can harm business success. Read Karen Thomas-Bland's top six tips from a business transformation expert on how to keep those egos in check.
Are you wrestling with transformation, change or business improvement? Are you planning a transformation or simply interested in hearing war stories of transformation?
Digital assets and skills are the targets of today’s merger and acquisition mania. In the article below Karen Thomas-Bland explores five strategies to avoid IT pitfalls and deliver the full value.
Careful integration of teams is fundamental for the success of any merger or acquisition. This often involves bringing people together with two different sets of values, behaviours, leadership styles, mindsets and policies.
According to McKinsey about ten percent of all large M&A deals are abandoned before they reach the finish line. So, what leads to deals failing before closing, and how can you keep the momentum built up and avoid the organisation stagnating?
If your business is beginning a transformation journey, already in the deep end of one, or are staring down the prospect of having to reprioritise and restart.
Karen Thomas-Bland talks to Tyler Gallagher on her leadership journey and shares her thoughts on the five steps we must take to truly create an inclusive, representative, and equitable society.
How do we develop greater resilience to withstand the challenges that keep being thrown at us? In this interview Karen talks about how we all can develop greater resilience to improve our lives.
In this episode of the Unleashed Podcast, Karen talks to Will Bachman about her work on operational transformation and integration.