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.
2020 is shaping up to be one of the most disruptive years in centuries, with far reaching social, economic and political implications. What are the leadership challenges as we navigate through the crisis?
Whether you are running or advising on a business transformation, or a board member whose organisation is transforming, these are the things to consider to ensure good progress.
Whether an exit is intended in one or four years away, it is never too early to consider what needs to be in place for it to be successful.
This article examines our approach to developing market segmentation for a global consulting and systems integration organisation and the lessons learned during the process.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, focusses on five areas of colleague involvement and engagement that can help to stack the odds of a successful transformation in your favour and deliver rapid performance improvements.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, discusses her career, her motivation and who she’d love to have coffee with.
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, argues that disruption in management consulting is coming from platform and asset-based approaches and by combining diverse and specialist skill sets to create virtual teams.
Purpose isn’t your mission statement or your vision or values, it is why your business exists and it is now firmly being put on the board’s agenda. How do we ensure it stays there?
Karen Thomas-Bland, founder at Seven, discusses why the fourth industrial revolution means that everyone will have to develop skills and capabilities that they have rarely or never used before.